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Fred Darge (1900-1978), "Rider and Stray Horse, Palo Duro Canyon", oil on canvasboard, 9 x 12", in original artist frame: 16 x 19"

Darge was born in Germany. By 1924, he was in Chicago painting under the W.P.A. Artists policy and attending the Art Institute of 12Chicago from where he graduated. By July of 1933 he had settled in San Antonio, Texas. In 1935 he moved to Dallas where he finished his paintings during the winter months and spent the summers painting on the ranches in West Texas and New Mexico. He served in the Army until 1944. He went to work for North American Aviation as a technical illustrator until the war's end. From 1946 to 1978 he traveled and painted throughout Texas and New Mexico. His later years were spent at his studio adjacent to the Dallas Art Association where he also acted as an Instructor.


Good; ink mark at center right, less than 2" PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED SIZE: CANVASBOARD 9 X 12"

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Fred Darge (1900-1978), "Rider and Stray Horse", oil

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Nov 3, 2018
San Antonio, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Katy Alexander
Fine Art Specialist