The frame has a label on the back that says Newcomb Macklin. The picture is by Richard Tallant. He is Listed Everywhere. (DAVENPORTS ETC..) The painting at the bottom had some very minor damage that has been restored . There are 2 pieces of cardboard behind the painting itself. On one piece it has MT. Ypsilon from High Drive, Estes Park, Colorado, handwritten in pencil . After that there is numbers and a name.
He was born in 1853 and died 1934, The record price for a RICHARD TALLANT painting was APRIL 24- 2004 and his work continues to increase in value. It is signed in the lower left corner R Tallant.
Richard Tallant was a landscape painter of the Rocky Mountains and pastoral settings and an illustrator, Richard Tallant was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He went West as a young man, spending many years in Colorado mining camps and in Denver. As an artist, he was self taught, and in 1886 to 1887, was active in the Denver Art Club.
He married, and the couple settled in Devil's Gulch near Estes Park, Colorado where he was a long-time Justice of the Peace, which earned him the nickname "Judge Tallant."
Oil on Thick Paper
Image Size: 8" X 11"
Frame Size: 11 1/4" X 14 3/4"
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