Richard McLean Framed Pencil Drawing 1968 Cowboy
Artist Name: Richard McLean
Title: Richard McLean's Masterful Pencil Drawing: The Cowboy.
Immerse yourself in the extraordinary talent of Richard McLean, one of America's most highly regarded photo-realists, through his framed pencil drawing created in 1968, aptly titled "The Cowboy." McLean's artistic prowess is evident in his ability to produce drawings that resemble photographs, showcasing his meticulous attention to detail and astonishing technical mastery.
In this particular piece, McLean presents a unique psychological perspective by capturing the traditionally animated racehorse in an unconventionally static pose. This artistic choice prompts viewers to delve beyond the surface and engage with the intricate details, much like the great Dutch masters of the past. McLean's deliberate focus on detail invites us to explore the subject matter at a deeper level, transcending the ordinary and revealing his personal vision.
Horses, a recurring subject in McLean's art, transcend their ordinary portrayal and become vessels for his meticulous observation. Through his painstaking technique, he breathes life into the graphite strokes, infusing them with a sense of realism that captivates the viewer. The surfaces of his drawings are so smooth and precise that it becomes challenging to believe they were created by hand.
"The Cowboy" not only showcases McLean's technical virtuosity but also invites us to appreciate the beauty and complexity of his detailed vision. By capturing the essence of the subject matter, McLean encourages viewers to look beyond the surface and immerse themselves in a profound exploration of the artwork.
Size-Width | Size-Height: 30" x 27"
Unframed in Very Good Condition.