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Catalog Number 2000.012.001
Object Name Painting
Artist Von Schmidt, Harold
Title The Getaway
Date 1941
Medium oil on canvas
Description Two men on horseback in gunfight and four horses in the foreground.

Saturday Evening Post Jan. 31, 1942

The boys look like they just robbed the town bank and are in a hurry to depart. Not all of them will be able to enjoy the spoils. This painting reminds the viewer of motion picture style action.

Harold Von Schmidt was born in California and studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of Arts and Crafts. He also studied with Maynard Dixon and Harvey Dunn. He was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1959.
Dimensions H-37.75 W-57.75 inches
Height (in) 37.75
Width (in) 57.75
Dimension Details 30 (h) x 50 (w) unframed
Imagefile 001\2000.012.001.JPG