Southwest Art

Inspired Realism

“IF YOU CAN ever get into the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction,” a friend of Bruce K. Lawes suggested to him about seven years ago, “that will be a turning point for your career.” The auction, held each July in Reno, NV, has a strong reputation among collectors of western art for consistently offering stellar works by both masters of the Old West and top contemporary western artists. So Lawes acted on his friend’s advice almost immediately: He composed an email to Peter Stremmel, one of the auction’s three business partners. “I’m working on a General Custer painting that I think would do well in your auction,” Lawes recalls writing, referring to a historical work he’d been planning on Custer’s early military success at the age of 23 in the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, where his derring-do earned him the sobriquet “Boy General.”

“An hour

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