Sailor Tom Sharkey the boxer. 1871-1953 (gouache 9×12)
Quote from Wikipedia, “Thomas “Sailor Tom” Sharkey was a boxer who fought two fights with heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries. Sharkey’s recorded ring career spanned from 1893 to 1904. He is credited with having won 40 fights, 7 losses, and 5 draws. Sharkey was named to the Ring Magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.”
Pen and Ink drawing of the Morton-Brittain Historic Home in Nolensville Tennessee.
Quote from Channel 4 News in Nashville… “The Morton-Brittain House has been at its spot in Nolensville since a time it was surrounded only by farmland. Stagecoaches carried people by. It’s a survivor from a very different time. “It was built in 1870,” said Carroll Moore, president of the Nolensville Historical Society. “This house represents the former Nolensville.”
Pen and ink drawing of a historical building in Bell Buckle TN. Russ Faxon has his sculpture studio there now. Bell Buckle is a fine place to visit year around. Cool shops and nice people. The Moon Pie festival is held there every summer. Buy here, chrisousley.com/art/old-building
Old barn on the Owen-Primm farm house property in Brentwood. Across the street is the the historic Boiling Springs Academy and the Fewkes Site American Indian burial mounds. This is watercolor on Strathmore 400 Series Watercolour paper. Good stuff. 8x10