A rider dressed in a blue jacket and leather
chaps, leading a pack-horse, pauses on a rise. The horse has
taken the moment to graze on sparse vegetation. The figures
fill the left side of the composition. The rider looks toward
the background vista of rugged mountains and a dramatic cloud
This painting was originally owned by Strohm
Newell and later purchased by Howard Hawks, producer of
the El Dorado movie.
Available as a limited edition print published by American
Masters, South El Monte, CA., 1978.