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Melvin Warren

Angry West, Bronze ©

Run for the Rio Grande,
Bronze ©

Return from the Hunt, Oil, 20" x 25" ©


Melvin Warren was born in Los Angeles, California in 1920. He died in Clifton, Texas in 1995. The artist lived as a child on ranches throughout California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. He served in the Air Force during WWII.

Warren earned a degree in Fine Art from Texas Christian University in 1952 and also studied under Samuel Ziegler. His palette emphasizes earth tones - browns, reds, yellows. His subject matter emphasizes the history of the West - cattle trails and frontier forts.

He was a member of the . His work is extensively exhibited at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and is housed at the LBJ Library in Austin.














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