COWBOY — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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  • Size
    24"x40" (60cm x 100cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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    United States
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I would like to present my hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of the artwork COWBOY. I made this piece with the same amount of soul and emotion just like the first original painting. This piece is created with oil paint on artistic canvas using my unique technique of a palette knife. The artwork has texture, you can feel the strokes by touching the painting. By purchasing on this site, you are buying directly from the artist Leonid Afremov. I guarantee your satisfaction and the best customer experience. 

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about this painting:

An enduring cowboy

Who is a cowboy?

As you, probably, know, a cowboy is someone, who takes care about cattle. There are numerous films, depicting scenes of their life, but do you think you realize all peculiarities of their existence? Here are some facts you may find interesting, thrilling or completely impossible.

  1. Cowboys came to America from Spain after colonization, and since that time many things have changed. Due to differences in cultures, regions, climate and other minor reasons the way of handling cattle and cowboy’s equipment changed a lot.
  2. A cowboy and his devoted horse could ride fifteen miles every day, but this is their maximum. The thing is that cattle can cover such distance, but if they travel more, they will become too skinny because of big weight loss.
  3. Travelling for such long distance every day means spending much time far away from home. So, cowboys couldn’t change their clothing and they had to wear it for a couple of weeks. Their outfit was picked up because of weather conditions and protected them. For instance, bandana protected them from breathing in dust, and their hats served them as cups.
  4. Cowboy songs that you may hear even now, were a necessity, because they had to calm the cattle down, and soothing tunes were all they needed.

Nowadays this profession is much easier than it used to be in the 19th century, but still it deserves great respect.

A typical moment of a herder’s day

This oil cowboy painting depicts a young herder during his work. He is dressed in denim clothing, comfortable enough to complete his mission and a white hat, protecting him from hot sun beams. This man is sitting on his horse’s back, and his legs’ position shows us the quickness of this ride is rather quick. On the foreground you may observe the reason of this stride: a small calf doesn’t want to obey his master’s orders, so the cowboy had to take a lasso in his hands and follow the little animal in a pursuit. You don’t have any extra information, and you can only guess the answers to the following questions:

  • Where the action takes place? The background is abstract, and you can’t see any tree, hill or house.
  • How many cowboys are near this man? There can be from eight to twelve men, handling an average herd.
  • How far this calf managed to escape? You can’t see cattle, and you can try to imagine, whether this cowboy is a hardworking man, or he let the calf go far away before trying to catch it.

If you like everything, connected with the Wild West epoch, this cowboy canvas will become the perfect decoration for your apartment, reminding you about the history of your country.

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I adore the art of Leonid Afremov . Fabulous use of colour. I have been looking for a piece of art for my new home and nothing but Afremov will do. Waiting for the day i have saved enough to purchase my first piece. I am sure it will not be my last
christine phillips, Jun 14, 2015
My gosh was this work exceptional.
I was afraid to open it and it stood in my living room (in the most temperature-median spot) for a week before bringing it to a professional framer. I was blown to pieces by this work once I saw it at the framers. It was incredible and I am SO proud to have purchased it. I spent $500 to get it framed and w/acrylic to protect it. I'm blown away and cannot wait for my other original (not remastered) Rainy Day, AND it's bonus painting, (artist's choice). I don't care about the latter as they're ALL brilliant! I cannot thank you enough, Sir and Inessa as well for securing Rainy Day for me exclusively.
Robert Cline, Jan 10, 2018
The smile of my love receiving the painting was the best i've ever seen..nothing is comparable to her eyes while she was opening the cover and trying to discover what it was inside..She really loves your paintings, she follows you since a long time and this makes me so happy that I will surely buy a new one for her soon..thank you and your son, Mr. Afremov! you made us the happiest persons on the face of the Earth
Antonio Marino, May 15, 2014