Colorado Artist Jack Roberts: Painting the West

Colorado Artist Jack Roberts: Painting the West

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Seeking adventure and inspiration in western Colorado, artist Jack Roberts masterfully captured frontier characters in secluded cow camps and boisterous saloons. His flamboyant personality and zest for life became topics of local stories. But sobriety and commitment offered new themes and goals. Indians, traders, pioneers and entrepreneurs--he captured them all on canvas with a blend of creativity and authenticity. His paintings, cartoons and personal observations reflect his convictions and his desire to create works of significance. With over seventy full-color paintings, author F. Darrell Munsell traces Roberts's career from early apprenticeship with Harvey Dunn through his many changes in lifestyle and subject to celebrate this respected artist of the American West.Courtesy of Robert McCleary, Manor Vail Lodge, Vail, Colorado. ... Instead of continuing their trip to St. Louis after being rescued by a hunting band of Hidatsa Indians, he and six other men from his original retinue decided to stay and live withanbsp;...

Title:Colorado Artist Jack Roberts: Painting the West
Author:F. Darrell Munsell
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2015-10-05


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