18" X 18" X 1 1/2"
Acrylic on wood
This piece requires no frame. It comes ready to hang.
This is an original painting by Mr. Hooper of Nashville, Tennessee. It is a depiction of a man dressed in clothing from the early 20th century. He is accompanied by a red bicycle while standing in a patch of green grass. You can see the wooden surface, in which the piece is painting upon, is exposed in the background.
"Uncle Slim" by Mr. Hooper 2015
My Uncle Slim is known for making outrageous claims. He told me once that he rode on a mockingbird’s back clear down to Cross Plains and hitched a ride with a crow to get back home. He would sometimes tell people that he liked to hunt bear with nothing more than a hickory switch. He had some long rambling story about Jesse James that he liked to tell every Thanksgiving, but it is far too convoluted and ridiculous for me to recall right now. He swore that he invented cowboy boots, though he never wore cowboy boots, nor did he ever own a pair as far I could tell. If there were such a thing as “The Liars Hall of Fame”, Uncle Slim would be a chartered member.
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