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Horst S. Schreck (Texas, 1885 – 1967) pastel, watercolors & drawings, 11 items total. 1st item: One pastel on watermarked paper of wooded landscape in Spring, unsigned, 12-1/4" H x 9-1/4" W. 2nd item: One watercolor and graphite on paper cutwork collage of Southwestern church and funeral scene, unsigned, 10-3/4" H x 16" W. 3rd item: Watercolor interior view of Edwardian parlor. Unsigned. 12-1/4" H x 9-1/4" W. 4th-7th items: Four graphite on paper drawings. Two with scenes of ruins being excavated, one signed lower right (11-3/4" H x 18-1/2" W), one unsigned (10-3/4" H x 16" W), one sketch close-up of hand, signed lower right, 9-3/4" h x 13-1/4" W, one Southwestern rural scene with house at right, image: 6" H x 10" W, paper: 10" H x 12-3/4" W. 8th item: Small watercolor on paper of Southwestern landscape with building in distance, unsigned. Image: 3-1/2" H x 3" W, paper: 6' H x 3" W. 9th item: Watercolor of mythological scene with two figures, signed lower left, paper size: 6" H x 4-3/4" W. 10th item: Graphite and colored pencil drawing of smelter plant in El Paso, TX, signed and dated, 1931, lower right. Paper size: 9" H x 12" W. 11th item: Ink on cardboard calligraphy Christmas wish, paper size: 11" H x 14" W. Note: Born in Switzerland, Schreck emigrated to America in the early 1900s and worked as a veterinarian and artist. He served in the U.S. Army in World War One and illustrated several posters for the U.S. Veterinary Corps. He also painted murals. His work was showcased in a retrospective in the mid 20th century at the El Paso Museum of Art. Provenance: Nashville, Tennessee estate, acquired from the estate of Horst Schreck. Condition: Overall very good condition. Some grime on graphite drawings. Some toning and foxing on items 4 & 7.