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Scottsdale Art Auction

April 11, 2015

The Legend, 2015
oil on belgian linen
18 x 24 in
(45.72h x 60.96w cm)

“The autumn leaves have cast the forest in a blaze of orange and gold. The large whitetail bucks are busy rounding up their females, and challenge any others who pose a threat to their one dimensional mission. Once in a while, conditions are such that a buck grows a massive set of antlers. He survives by staying out of sight during the day and feeding at night, but in order to gather his does during the rut, he must make himself visible during daylight hours. This non-typical buck scores nearly 500 points and redefines the phrase “Trophy Deer.” In this forest he is truly a legend!"
– John Banovich, Artist / Conservationist

Press Release

Scottsdale Art Auction
7176 E Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

The largest auction of important Western, Wildlife, and Sporting Art in the Southwest. Scottsdale Art Auction, now in its 11th year, will host its 2015 auction on Saturday, April 11th. Featuring the finest in Western, wildlife and sporting paintings and sculptures will be on offer in the state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. John Banovich will present a new original oil painting, "The Legend" 18" x 24" Oil on Belgian Linen | Valued $20,000 - $30,000