The artist who created this illustration was Lon Megargee, who designed western images for periodicals, pulp magazines, and other printed journals, romancing images of the West.
This is his most famous commercial illustration, having been commissioned by the Stetson Hat Company in the 1920s to produce "The Last Drop From His Stetson". It became one of the most iconic brands in the world, and is still being used today in the lining of many Stetson western hats and on the covers of Stetson hat boxes. this poster printed circa 1945.
Lon Megargee was born in Philadelphia in 1883 but upon the death of his father in 1896 at the age of 13 he moved to Arizona. A young cowboy, he stayed in that profession until 1909 when he reinvented himself and started painting. He died in Sedona in 1960 at the age of 77.
This poster is from the 1920-1930 and is mounted in a beautiful 2 3/4" oak frame which is 28 3/8" wide x 36 1/2" high.
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There are many reproductions of this image. This happens to be original.
The actual image is 23 1/4" wide x 31 1/4" high.