Prairie Thunder

Artist:W. G. Ratterman
Date:1937
Medium:Oil on Canvas mounted on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 17" x 18 1/2" Framed 29" x 29"
Condition:Mint
Original Use:Original Poster Art for Prairie Thunder
Price:$2800.00
Full view of western scene

Full view of western scene

Above: Notations on verso paper
Framed and matted view in contemporary wood frame

Framed and matted view in contemporary wood frame

Artist's signature lower right

Artist's signature lower right

A wonderful original oil on canvas used as a poster design for the 1937 Warner Bros. western film starring Dick Foran titled Prairie Thunder. Illustrated in this work are Albert J. Smith, Janet Shaw, and Jim Corey.

Above: A Lobby Card from the film that served as the pose in this painting.

Ratterman was a gifted illustrator whose work appeared in many of the major "slick magazines" as advertisements and/or covers.



 

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