Saturday, December 3, 2011

Standoff at Desert Pass

Father out rambl'in on the range.

"Standoff at Desert Pass"
Detail of drawing by my father, 1969
Pastel and Ink on Paper

William Irving Drawings and Sculptures

Portrait of Buddy
This painting is by Cora Chambers Ostrom, father's maternal grandmother
Oil on Canvas, 1927
Portrait of My Mother, Ann Ostrom Irving
Charcoal on Paper, 1944

On the back of this portrait, my father wrote "To Grandmother, with all my love, Buddy"
Oil on Paper, 1961
Portrait of an Unidentified Woman
Graphite on Paper
Granite Sculpture

Wood Carving of Primitive Man, December 28, 1976
Two Sketches
Graphite on Paper, October 9, 1966

You're a Song to Me
Words and Music by William Irving, 1943

Young Cowboy
Watercolor and Ink on Paper, 1938

Battle in the Big Trees (Detail)
Watercolor and Ink on Paper, 1963

Ghost Rider
Pen on Paper, 1963

The Etruscan
Graphite on Paper, 1961

Corvus Corax
Pencil on Paper, 1968

This marble sculpture was most likely complete when we lived in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 1957.
 My father's  inspiration was George Washington.

Texas Bluebonnet Painting by Cora Chambers Ostrom

Cora Chambers Ostrom, my paternal great grandmother
Oil Painting on Canvas
Early Texas Bluebonnet Painter (1871-1956)