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    Frontier Artist Edgar Paxson: Modern Portrait. This 20" x 24" oil on masonite depicts Edgar Samuel Paxson (1852-1919). It is signed by Richard Headley and dated 2003. Paxson arrived in Montana Territory in 1877. He worked as a scout, messenger and hunter to cattlemen, as well as a stagecoach guard, telegraph line rider and drover. He lived among the Indians and cowboys and absorbed their lifestyle. "His frontier experience was so broad that he became quite thoroughly a product of the American West - an authentic frontiersman -before he became a painter, dedicated to preserving on canvas the West he had known." Though not as famous as other painters of the West, none could match the "life experiences" of Paxson which imbued his paintings.

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    December, 2012
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