Circa 1970. Barr's rendering of the monument by Torleif S. Knaphus. 17 inches by 11 inches. Drawn on paper mounted to thick card stock. Signed by George Barr in the bottom right corner. Small stain along with some barely perceptible damp staining to bottom edge; corners gently bumped. On the reverse: light soiling; tape residue along the edges; a previous owner's inscription and dedication. Very Good. Item #65330
George Barr's rendering of the Mormon Handcart Pioneers.
George Barr (born in 1937) is a sci-fi & fantasy artist from Utah. He began his art career in 1960, and by the 1970s was producing hundreds of pieces of art for sci-fi & fantasy digests and fanzines. Barr, along with Tim Kirk and Alicia Austin, was an artistic darling of the sci-fi & fantasy fandom of the 1970s. He was heavily influenced by Hannes Bok and Maxfield Parrish.