After the Hunt: The Art Collection of William B. Ruger

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Stackpole Books, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 199 pages
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Features the art collection of William B Ruger, the famed arms-maker, who passed away in June 2002. Christie's conducted a multi-million dollar auction in December 2002 of the paintings that appear in the book. The book includes approximately 20 paintings sold by Christies, NY and includes 83 colour photos of William B Ruger's private collection. The pieces depict the American West, hunting, wildlife, historical and classic art, and seascapes by artists such as Frederic S Remington, Maxfield Parrish, Albert Bierstadt, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait and many others. Seth Eastman's 'Winnebago Encampment', Alexander Phimister Proctor's 'The Indian Warrior', and Frank Tenney Johnson's 'Cowboy on Horseback' are examples.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
by Adrienne Ruger Conzelman
13
The Western Paintings and Sculpture in the William B Ruger Collection by Peter H Hassrick
15
Reflections on the William B Ruger Collection by Linda S Ferber
21
Cowboys and Indians
29
Hunters and Prey
67
The Great Outdoors
98
At Sea and By the Shore
118
On and Off the Battlefield
131
Romance Fantasy and Mystery
149
Notes
174
Checklist of Works in the Collection
180
F97 Acknowledgments
197
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