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Two large Horst S. Schreck (Texas, 1885-1967) oil on board paintings. Item 1: "The Butcher", depicting a muscular laborer wielding ax against carcass, another man working in background. Signed and dated '64, lower left. Silver and gold paneled frame with linen liner. Framer's label and exhibition label en verso. Sight: 39-1/2" H x 31" W, frame: 45-3/8" H x 37-1/2" W. Exhibitied at Horst Schreck Retrospective, El Paso Museum of Art, date unknown. Item 2: Western scene of two horses being hitched to a covered wagon. Signed lower right. Red wooden frame. Sight: 38-1//2" H x 32" W, frame: 40" H x 33" 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 excellent condition.