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Old West Showdown

The Billy the Kid saga lives on in New Mexico. This painting features the only authenticated photo of Billy, and explores the recent showdown over a proposed pardon. Descendants of Pat Garrett and other famous western figures opposed the pardon which was eventually not granted. A theme of this and other paintings in this series is that this is living history which continues to resonate to this today.

 
Old West Showdown  2018 oil on canvas 48 x 38”

Old West Showdown
2018
oil on canvas
48 x 38”

The Billy the Kid saga lives on in New Mexico. This painting features the only authenticated photo of Billy, and explores the recent showdown over a proposed pardon. Descendants of Pat Garrett and other famous western figures opposed the pardon which was eventually not granted. A theme of this and other paintings in this series is that this is living history which continues to resonate to this today.