[BUFFALO BILL.] PROWSE, ROBERT, JR. 1858-1934[?] Original watercolor, "The Silver Masks of Utah,"
Lot 268
[BUFFALO BILL.]
PROWSE, ROBERT, JR. 1858-1934[?]
Original watercolor, "The Silver Masks of Utah,"
Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium

Lot Details
[BUFFALO BILL.]
PROWSE, ROBERT, JR. 1858-1934[?] Original watercolor, "The Silver Masks of Utah," with pencil, heightened with white, titling piece affixed, 328 x 228 mm, signed in initials and dated "R.P. / 22" lower left. Matted and framed (unexamined outside of frame).
Published: The Silver Masks of Utah. A Long Story of Buffalo Bill in Weird Mystery and Adventure (London: Aldine Publishing, 1922), cover art.
Exhibited: National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, Oklahoma City, "The Pulps and the Slicks: The Golden Age of Western Illustration," November 1991 - March 1992.

FINELY DRAWN COVER ART FOR A BUFFALO BILL NOVELLA. The artist was Robert Prowse, Jr., whose father was a prolific illustrator of penny dreadfuls. Prowse Jr. illustrated many covers for detective novels, boys' monthlies, etc, but this fantastic example of Western art is quite unusual.
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