John DeMott
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A Time Not Forgotten-SOLD

oil on mounted linen
20h x 16w in
50.80h x 40.64w cm
SOLD

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By The Light Of The Moon-SOLD

oil on canvas
30h x 24w in
76.20h x 60.96w cm
SOLD

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Pride of the Plainsmen-SOLD

oil on canvas
24 x 18 in
(60.96h x 45.72w cm)
SOLD

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Probably Gonna Rain-SOLD

oil on mounted linen
16h x 20w in
40.64h x 50.80w cm
SOLD

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Symbol of Broken Promises, 1998

oil on board
36h x 24w in
91.44h x 60.96w cm
$10.000

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The Shield of Her Husband-SOLD

oil on canvas
50 x 30 in
(127h x 76.2w cm)
SOLD

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The Young Blackfoot

oil on canvas
40h x 30w in
101.60h x 76.20w cm
$22,500

Biography

John DeMott, b. 1954, United States


Raised on a Thoroughbred racehorse ranch in Southern California, John DeMott has worked and lived the life of his artistic subjects and can speak the language of his experience. DeMott's art involves countless hours of research. Through his study of tools, wardrobe, accoutrements, and history, he is able to capture detail and authenticity in his paintings. The Plains Indians, a trapper, cowboys, a grizzly bear in the wilderness, or simply the beautiful Southwestern landscape—DeMott can make the viewer keenly aware of time and place.  Not content to work from models in a studio, DeMott participates in 1880-style shoot-outs, stands in the path of stampeding buffalo and spends time on Civil War battlefields.


"As a storyteller of the American frontier, Western art has been an important part of my life and I am proud to be involved in the preservation of our great heritage.”

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