Escape Artist: Russell Chatham

Russell Chatham: A Landscape Artist with a Hunter’s Eye The greatest living landscape painter in the country grew up hunting … Continued

Russell Chatham: A Landscape Artist with a Hunter’s Eye

The greatest living landscape painter in the country grew up hunting quail and ducks and rabbits. He’s spent countless hours waist-deep in trout streams. He’s caught tens of thousands of striped bass—one a world record. Perhaps that’s why Russell Chatham is the master of painting the places where sportsmen love to be.

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Ted Trueblood: Reflections on a Western Legend

Russell Chatham explores the legend of Ted Trueblood, an expert hunter, fisherman, woodsman, conservationist and writer. The man was so shrouded in mystery that “it was not uncommon for readers to write to … Field & Stream, where [Trueblood] wrote a column each month for forty-one years, suggesting that a team of ghost writers was responsible for his work.”

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Photo Gallery: Chatham’s Best Paintings

Here are 25 of his best works. All paintings courtesy of Russell Chatham.

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