Olag Wieghorst artist

Olag Wieghorst – explore von Essen Galerie for the artist reproduction wall art prints. Whether it be wall prints or other art media you will find just what you are looking for.

The artist was a painter of the American West in the vein of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell.  He is known for his Indian, cowboy and horse paintings.

Wieghorst emigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1918.  He spent his working career on mounted patrol with the U. S. Calvary with occasional interludes as a wrangler on ranches in the western states. Wherever he went, he sketched and painted the Western culture he loved, often selling his work as calendar and magazine illustrations.

In 1992, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

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