"Sand Bar High Flyer" by the talented artist Justin Young is a breathtaking painting that captures the essence of a serene autumn day along the South Platt River. This exclusive commissioned painting, created in 1985 for The Sand Bar Club's Rendezvous benefiting the Jimmy Doolittle Wing of the Buffalo Bill Historical Museum in Cody, Wyoming, is a true masterpiece.
The scene unfolds with a picturesque view of the South Platt River, and in the distance, the Sand Bar Club graces the horizon. Framed by the lush foliage of trees, the painting immediately immerses you in the tranquility of the fall season.
At the heart of this composition, the focal point comes alive with the graceful flight of three Canadian Geese. With wings outstretched, they are elegantly gliding in for a landing, their feathers catching the warm hues of the autumn sun. These geese are joined by two others, peacefully resting on the river's shore, creating a harmonious balance in the scene.
While the geese take center stage, "Sand Bar High Flyer" holds another hidden gem for the discerning eye. Upon closer inspection, viewers can spot the legendary General Jimmy Doolittle's iconic B-25 Bomber, adding an element of historical significance to the painting.
Justin Young's meticulous attention to detail, combined with his ability to capture the essence of this tranquil autumn day, makes "Sand Bar High Flyer" a true work of art. This painting not only pays tribute to the natural beauty of the South Platt River and the Sand Bar Club but also commemorates the historical legacy of General Jimmy Doolittle and his famed B-25 Bomber. It is a masterpiece that invites viewers to appreciate the beauty of nature and the rich history that surrounds it.
200 Signed and Numbered
400 Signed Only
Image Size 15 X 19 Inches
Paper Size 20 X 23 Inches