Carl Hantman (American, b. 1935) oil on board illustration art painting of a cowboy, riding into a Western town at sunset, with other cowboys and horses in the background and mountains in the background. Signed lower left. Weathered wood frame. 22" x 16" sight, 33 x 27" framed. Also included is a shadow-box framed copy of the paperback novel for which the painting was commissioned as its cover illustration: The Bravados by Frank O'Rourke (9" x 11" framed). Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook): Carl Hantman studied at the University of Miami and the Art Students League in New York. He is known for his paintings of the Old West in a traditional style, and as an illustration artist produced many covers for Western paperback novels by artists including O'Rourke, Louis L'Amour, Zane Grey and Max Brand. Provenance: a Brentwood, Tennessee collection. Condition: Excellent condition. Condition: Excellent condition.
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