Perfect condition, authentic and unique 1924 watercolor painting by Gordon Kit Thorne 1896-1982. Professionally framed, vibrant colors and contrasts. Marked "Western by Fox, Gordon Kit Thorne 1924, Will Hart". This is a hand painted advertising for a western cowboy movie presented by 20th Century Fox and featuring famous actor William S. Hart (1864-1946), also named Rio Jim in France. Artist Gordon Thorne was born in England in 1896 and moved to Vancouver, Canada. He was a painter, watercolorist, and etcher. His trademarks were a goatee and a bolo tie. The middle name Kit comes from his wife, Katharine, who died young. He sometime only signed "Kit" or "Thorne". Acquired from a private collector in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dimensions: 24 X 18 inches (watercolor), 31 3/4 X 25 3/4 inches (frame). Painting is protected by glass hence the reflections of our lighting equipment.