Sam Savitt ~

 

 

Sam Savitt~

1917-2000

Born In: Wilkes-Barre, PA

 

Sam Savitt would some times be asked , what do you want to be when you  grow up? He would reply, “I want to be a horse”.

And so, he did the next best thing: he captured the beauty of horses in his art~

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Sam Savitt Is one of the best known illustrators and  his paintings and charts have been known all over the world. He grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA and then graduated from The Pratt Institute in NYC. He spent four years in the U.S. Army, then when to the Art Students League.

 

Sam Savitt Has illustrated over 100 books and was the official illustrator of the U.S. Equestrian team, and one of the founding members of the American Academy of Equine Artists. We have several of his books,including Draw Horses With Sam Savitt . I love his style! It’s so free and moving! I would love to paint just like him!

Here are some of his paintings, illustrations, charts, posters and books that Sam Savitt has done~ Hope you all enjoy!

 

 

 

Around the Wall with Horses
Sam Savitt’s wall border~

 

Around the Wall with Horses
another of Sam Savitt’s wall borders~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breed poster/charts~

Standardbred in Portrait & Action
Standardbred in Portrait & Action

 

 

Thoroughbred in Portrait & Action
Thoroughbred in Portrait & Action

 

 

Quarter Horse in Portrait & Action
Quarter Horse in Portrait & Action

 

Morgan Horse in Portrait & Action
Morgan Horse in Portrait & Action

 

Two of his Guide to Horses  chart ~

Horse Information Chart

 

Guide to Horses

 

Some of his posters~

 

Lipizzaners of Vienna's Spanish Riding School

 

Old Salem Farm 2nd Annual Horse Show

 

A few of his books/book illustrations

A Day at the LBJ Ranch

 

Wild Horse Running

 

 

 

Sam Savitt's Book of Horse Non-Sense

 

 

Draw Horses with Sam Savitt

 

America's Horses

 

Hope you all enjoyed today’s post! Come back this Friday~

 

Shya~

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Site:

http://www.samsavitt.com

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