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H. Harvey Hildebrand
Indianapolis, IN

Hilt & Brand Ink features beautiful limited edition giclee prints portraying historical themes from original pen and ink art by Harve Hildebrand.

Harve will debut "The Bear Hunter" at the Annual Show in August 2013.

His featured prints are "The Bear Hunter", "Jaybird Alarm: From the Adventures of Mad Anne Bailey", and "In the Service of the King".

Each print is on high-quality archival acid-free paper, numbered and signed by the artist. Prints are available in a limited edition of 200 from the original art.

Artist proofs are available with remarque, enhancement, signed and specially numbered by the artist, in limited editions of 10 from the original.

Born in 1950, Harvey grew up along the banks of Illinois' historic Kaskaskia River where he learned to shoot and hunt with family heirloom muzzle-loaders.

History, genealogy, and over forty years as a re-enactor have greatly influenced Harvey's art. Up until the early 1990's, Harvey was sought out by collectors for his "high art" scrimshaw as well as building fine powder horns. Harvey, who studied art at Southern Illinois University, was for many years a designer and sculptor of bronze memorials.

As a boy he admired and copied the works of the great pen masters: Albrecht Durer, Gustave Dore, and Howard Pyle, among others. Some created their drawings as studies for paintings and sculpture, and others accepted their pen-and-ink works as an end in itself, each in his own style.

"I address my pen-and-ink works in a mix media blend with color in a supporting role. My work is a 'portal to the past'. I describe my style as reminiscent of an earlier time - a little adventure, a touch of romance, almost mythical, but historically true - a rollicking good yarn."

Find more information at his website: www.hiltandbrandink.com.

Contact H. Harvey Hildebrand at:
9138 Robey Glen Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46234
phone number: 317-299-1090



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