Blazing Bangers & Beans


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Limited Edition

Print that is signed and numbered by the artist.

Release Date

October 2013

Shipping and Framing

This will come to you either unframed and tubed with complimentary Continental U.S. shipping – use code ARTFREESHIP – or you can add a custom frame with us.

In this Mackenzie Thorpe limited edition print for sale three cowboys huddle around a small fire, feasting on bangers and beans straight from the can. The image is devoid of color except for the red beans and the sunset in the background, drawing the eye to the central figure.

Some of Thorpe’s favorite childhood memories are of growing up in Northern England and playing American cowboys in the streets of his neighborhood. The cowboy offered a playful world of imagination and adventure for the young boy.

This image combines both Thorpe’s heritage and the American cowboy. The nearly blank faces suggest that the viewers are meant to see themselves as the figures. Our imaginations can run wild. Are they children playing dress up in their cowboy costumes or are they in the wild west, stopping for a quick dinner together?

The cowboys are dressed plainly, in black and white clothing with patterned neck scarfs and classic hats. They seem surprised, as if the viewer has caught on to their secret meal. The soft sepia tones of the sunset paired with the light smoke of the fire create a warm environment for these figures. They seem to be enjoying a nice dinner with each other after a long day’s work.

This Mackenzie Thorpe artwork, along with several others, is available for purchase at Marcus Ashley Gallery in Lake Tahoe. With over 18 years of business and 40+ artists on exhibit, Marcus Ashley Gallery is one of Lake Tahoe’s premier fine art destinations. In addition to outstanding customer service, Marcus Ashley offers custom framing, private home shows for clients within 60 miles and worldwide shipping.

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