Stephen Thomas Rascoe (Texas, 1924-2008) oil on board painting titled "Racing," depicting the silhouettes of riders on six galloping horses, all rendered in shades of orange, beige, brown, and black. Signed "Stephen Rascoe" lower right. Framed by the artist in a painted black wood frame with natural colored edges. Sight – 23 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 29" H x 40 3/4" W. Provenance: Stephen Rascoe received his BFA and MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked as a draftsman for Shell Oil Company and had cartoons published in several national magazines during World War II. In 1964, Rascoe accepted a position as a professor of fine art at the University of Texas in Arlington, where he taught and continued to paint. Rascoe retired in 1990. His paintings are in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, the Houston Museum of Art, the Art Museum of South Texas and numerous other institutions. CONDITION: Minor scattered areas of flaking to outer margins, largest 1/2" x 1/4" in lower right quadrant corner. Frame – Scattered scratches and paint loss, largest 1/2" x 1/4".
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