Collectibles

Will the Real John Clum Please Stand Up?

A historical photograph at Cowan’s Auctions stirs up a mystery.

All of these photographs are of John Clum.

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Religion Against Profit

A record-breaking lot at Altermann’s auction depicts a treaty that the Sioux still fight for to this day.

Frederic Remington’s bronzes took in most of the top Western art bids at Altermann’s auction on November 14, 2010, yet the bottom five of the top 10 lots were all works of the West by living artists.

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Celebration of Non-Indian, Indian Art

Eanger Irving Couse’s 1917 painting tops the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction this year.

“In his Kachina Painter, Mr. Couse represents a modern Indian painting on a wall one of the sacred symbols of his ancestors.

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Hauser's Story Finds its Heartbeat

Two photographic albums shed much-needed light on an obscure Western artist.

Cincinnati artist John Hauser left behind few letters and no diaries, making biographical details of his life and work sketchy at best.

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Happy Trails to Cowboy King's Collectibles

Firearms at Brian Lebel’s and the sale at Christie’s New York conclude the museum auction.

The storyline sounds eerily familiar today.

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True West Site Guide

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The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

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