City of Lufkin, P.O. Drawer 190
 Lufkin, Texas 75902
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The Medford Collection of American Western Art is displayed on the first floor of City Hall with the larger paintings displayed in the Atrium as depicted above.
 

 

MEDFORD COLLECTION OF AMERICAN WESTERN ART
City Hall, 300 East Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75901


The Medford Collection of American Western Art exhibited at Lufkin City Hall was generously donated to the City by Dr. Ulen Gail Medford, Jr. in December 1991. The unique collection containing more than 50 paintings by contemporary artists including Joe Beeler, James Boren, Raymond Ryan, and Ross Stefan is available for public viewing Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., excluding City holidays.

Listed below is a catalog of the entire Medford Collection. Click on the artist's name for a PDF biography or on the thumbnail of the artwork for a larger high definition picture. All artwork on this site is copyrighted, all rights reserved, and the pictures are download protected. Additional information about the Medford Collection can be obtained from the office of the City Secretary.

1. WAYNE BAIZE, American (b. 1943-)
“Cow Country”, Oil painting on board. Signed lower left. Size 13 X17 inches.
2. GARY LYNN ROBERTS (b.1953-)
Oil painting on canvas. Six Indians on horseback crossing a stream. Signed and dated 1976 lower right. Size 20 X 24 inches.
3. RAYMOND RYAN, 1979
Oil painting on canvas. Lone rider looking at his house in the snow. Signed and dated. Size. 36 X 24 inches.
4. A. KELLY PRUITT
Oil painting on board. Textured painting of cowboy and girl with horses in front of Spanish style church. Signed lower right. Size 16 X 20 inches.
5. FRED FELLOWS, American (b. 1934-)
“Prairie Afternoon”. Oil painting on board. Cowboy driving covered wagon across prairie. Size 20 X 30 inches.
6. MARK STORM
Oil painting on canvas. Cowboy in white shirt and hat riding across fields. Mountains in background. Signed. Size 24 X 36 inches.
7. JAMES BOREN, American (1921-1990)
“Moonlight Rendezvous”. 1971. Oil painting of two cowboys meeting in front of ranch house in moonlight. Size 24 X 36 inches.
8. TONY EUBANKS, 1980, American (b.1939-)
Oil painting on canvas. Two cowboys wearing chaps. Riderless spotted horse next to them. Signed, dated. Size 28 X 38 inches.
9. LEE HERRING
Oil painting on canvas. Signed. Procession of riders, each with extra horse. Painted coral mountains in background. Signed. Size 24 X 36 inches.  Lee Herring's website.
10. M. W. JOHNSON, 1970
“Before the Crowds”. Oil painting on board. Cowboy smoking a pipe, on horseback leading a horse, with cliffs in background. Signed, dated. Size 16 X 20 inches.
11. JAMES BOREN, American (1921-1990)
“The Wrangler”. 1972. Charcoal drawing of a cowboy holding a rope. Signed, dated. Size 18 X 8 inches.
12. JAMES BUTLER
Oil painting on board. Lone cowboy with cliffs in background. Cacti in foreground. Size 16 X 20 inches.
13. JOE NEIL BEELER, American (b. 1931-)
Watercolor painting on paper. Two wranglers with a calf in the field. Signed. Size 16 X 20 inches.
14. MORRIS RIPPEL, 1975, American (b. 1930-)
Watercolor painting on paper. Outpost in the prairie. Dome roofed log building, two horses, Signed, dated. Size 10 X 15 ½ inches.
15. BYRON B. WOLFE
“Texas Lawmen”. Watercolor painting on paper. Titled, signed in margin. Picture size 16 X 20 inches.
16. ROBERT ELMER LOUGHEED, American (1910-1981)
“On the Edge of Golden”. Oil painting on board. Signed, dated. Cowboy with a string of golden colored horses. Size 7 ½ X 15 ½ inches.
17. BETTLE HALLER
“Long Day Ahead”. Oil painting on canvas. Portrait of a cowboy carrying a saddle, rope and blanket. Full-length. Signed. Size 24 X 16 inches.
18. JOHN W. HAMPTON (b. 1918)
“Movin the Herd”. Oil painting on canvas. Indian in coral shirt, silver belt behind a trail of horses on a hilltop. Size 20 X 30 inches.
19. KENNETH WYATT, 1974 TCA
Oil painting on board. Cowboy leading a riderless horse. Size 24 X 30 inches.
20. CARL J. SMITH
“The Long Trail”. Oil painting on canvas. A man, woman, two horses, mule and a dog in the snow. Signed. Size 12 X 24 inches.
21. RAY SWANSON, 1974, American (b. 1937-)
Oil painting on board. Old prospector and Indian guide on horseback. Snow-covered mountains in background. Brilliant blue sky. Size 18 X 24 inches.
22. MARY JUNGBLUTH
Color reproduction of a scene in New Mexico. Stone houses, mother, five children. Signed in plate. Size 19 ½ X 25 inches.
23. GEORGE PHIPPEN, American (1916-1966)
Oil painting on canvas. Gun fighter and rearing horse at night. Signed.
Size 20 X 16 inches.
24. RAYMOND RYAN, 1977
Oil painting on canvas. Rider and extra horse in the snow. Anderson Feed Store in background. Gray, umber, black, brown palette. Size 40 X 30 inches.
  25. JAMES BUTLER
Oil painting on board. Signed. Cowboy on horseback, mule, starlit night. Size 12 X 16 inches.
26. JAMES RALPH JOHNSON
Oil painting on board. Night scene of a wrangler and four horses.
Size 16 X 20 inches.
27. JAMES BOREN, American (1921-1990)
Watercolor painting on paper. Landscape with deserted shacks. Rock fence in foreground. Signed, dated. Size 14 X 21 inches.
28. JODIE BOREN, 1971
Watercolor painting on paper. Two cowboys; one on horseback, other standing in front of barn and mill. Size 21 X 29 inches.
29. WAYNE BAIZE, American (b.1943-)
“Beginning Another Day”. Pastel on paper. Signed. Cowboy lighting a cigarette in moonlight. Size 14 X 17 ½ inches.
30. RAYMOND RYAN, 1976
Oil painting on canvas. Contrast of light and dark. Cowboy with five horses. White background. Signed, dated. Size 24 X 30 inches.
31. MARTIN GRELL, 1978, American (b. 1954-)
“Reminiscin’”. Oil painting on canvas. Seated cowman with his saddle. Grass in foreground. Barn door background. Canvas size 20 X 30 inches.
  32. WALT GONSKE, American (b. 1942)
Oil painting on canvas. Scene in a Mexican village. Three women and three children outside of pueblo. Painting size 25 ½ X 25 ½ inches.
33. V. E. MUELLER
Oil painting on canvas. Blooming cactus plants with mountains in background. Signed lower right. Size 30 X 40 inches.
34. ROGER IKER
Oil painting on canvas. Cowboy mounting a horse in the snow. Ranch houses in background. Size 18 X 24 inches.
35. GARY LYNN ROBERTS, 1977
“Tres Hombres”. Cowboy “bronco-busting”. Signed, dated. Three men and barn in background. Size 20 X 24 inches.
36. JODIE BOREN
“One the Chisholm Trail”. 1974. Watercolor painting on paper. Signed and dated lower right. Two cowboys driving a herd of cattle. Size 14 ½ X 21 ½ inches.
37. JODIE BOREN, 1971
“Carefree”. Oil painting on canvas. A horse and foal out in the meadow, shack at right. Size 24 X 36 inches.
38. GORDON FOWLER
Watercolor painting on paper. Two cowboys riding in the snow. Size 20 X 30 inches.
39. BOB LEE, 1974
“Pleasant Glen”. Oil painting on canvas. Autumn foliage behind a cowboy on horse. Size 14 X 18 inches.
40. CAROL GLITSCH
Oil painting on canvas. Signed and dated lower right. Inspecting horses in their stalls before a rodeo. Size 24 X 36 inches.
  41. JODIE BOREN, 1970
“Company for Supper”. Watercolor painting on paper. Signed and dated lower right. A house in the snow. Four horses saddled up in front. Lights showing through the windows. Size 22 X 30 inches.

42. ROSS STEHAN
Oil painting on canvas. Mexican women in a covered wagon stopping at outpost in the desert. Very colorful. Signed lower right. Size 22 X 28 inches.

43. BERNARD P. THOMAS, 1977
“A Sudden Disturbance”. Oil painting on board. Two frontiersmen seated around a fire in foreground. Indians on hill in background. Signed and dated lower left. Size 24 X 36 inches.

44. JOHN LEONE. American (b. 1929-)
Oil painting on board. Three cowboys with rifles riding around cliffs. Stormy Sky. Size 30 X 40 inches.

45. GARY NIBLETT, 1978, American (b. 1943-)
Oil painting on canvas. Cowboy on white horse with a black horse on top of hill. Size 22 X 28 inches.

46. JOHN LEONE, American (b. 1929-)
Oil painting on board. ‘Two cowboys in winter leading a string of golden horses. Blue, pink sky. Size 30 X 40 inches.
47. TONY EUBANKS, American (b. 1939-)
Oil painting on canvas. Cattle roundup. Single cowboy, herd of cattle.
Size 30 X 44 inches.
48. ROD GOEBEL, American (1946-1993)
Oil painting on canvas. Landscape in autumn. Trees, mountains and sky. Coral, pink, light blue sky. Very Good. Size 30 X 40 inches.
49. GEORGE KOVACH, 1975
“The Only Fire Around”. Oil painting on canvas. Five horses saddled up in front of a house with orange light coming through windows. Snow scene.
Size 24 X 36 inches.
  50. TIM SASKA, 1987
Oil painting on canvas. Landscape with water and trees. Signed and dated lower right. Size 47 X 118 inches.

 











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