Artist: Byron Wolfe | 1904-1973 CAA
Title: Shadow Watcher
Signed l/l: Byron B. Wolfe - CA [cipher[ ©wf1970
Media: Oil on panel
Dimensions: 12 by 18 1/2 inches
Condition: Very Good
Condition details: This painting is in very good condition. With the unaided eye there are no issues. Closer inspection under ultraviolet light reveals normal fluorescence of artist's pigments, and no signs of restoration. The piece is framed in a carved rustic brown/grey frame with a dark cream linen lining and a brown fillet. The frame is in very good condition with normal wear. Goldplate: Shadow Watcher, Byron B. Wolf. Verso on the back of the piece: THE SHADOW WATCHER, TIME â€“ EARLY CALIFORNIA INTO 1800â€™s, PLACE â€“ RANCHEROS, REF â€“ WESTERN WORDS by Ramon F. Adams. TRAILS PLOWED UNDER by Charles M. Russell. NOTE â€“ In every outfit there was always a shadow watcher so vain he watches his own shadow as he rides the range. Charlie Russell said, one cowboy was so decked out the rest of the hands called him Pretty Shadow.