Olva Stewart Pharo, artist




Shine
 Portraits in
 Bronze







Scroll down this page to see examples
of unique sculptural portraits in bronze
of horses, dogs and cats.

Now accepting a limited number of commissions for 2017/2018.

Allow a minimum of 6-18 months for completion of bronze portraits.


Call Olva at: 281-373-9304 or email to discuss a bronze portrait. See page on prices and ordering for more information.

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PORTRAITS IN BRONZE



"MISS LUCY & JENN"


MissLucy&Jen

Miss Lucy (USHJA Champion)
& Jennifer
Miss Lucy & Jennifer

Helen Lenehan's USHJA
Champion Hunter, Miss Lucy,
& her frequent pilot,
Jennifer Alfano
Miss Lucy

Detail of Miss Lucy's braids and bridle




"MADOC ALL DUN", WELSH COBB MARE


Madoc All Dun Welsh Cobb

MADOC ALL DUN
Champion Welsh Cobb Mare
Madoc All Dun Welsh Cobb

MADOC ALL DUN
Commissioned Portrait Bronze
Owner: Michele & Gage Miles
Madoc All Dun Left Side View

Special Dappled Dun Patina,
10.5" x 11" mounted on
black marble base





Read about MADOC ALL DUN in the May, 2016,
Lone Star Horse Report.
"In English, A Belle Named Chyme"



"CANDID", HUNTER DERBY CHAMPION


Candid Right

CANDID, Champion International Derby Hunter
Candid Bronze

CANDID
Bronze 10" long x
10.5" tall
Candid Bronze  Portrait

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
Owner: Jennifer Alfano





"JERSEY BOY", HUNTER DERBY CHAMPION


Jersey Boy Right

JERSEY BOY, Champion International Derby Hunter
Jersey Boy Bronze

JERSEY BOY
Bronze 11" long x
10.5" tall
Jersey Boy Portrait

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
Owner: SBS Farms


JERSEY BOY, SBS FARMS HUNTERS IN 2014
JERSEY BOY OFF TO A GOOD START IN 2015



"SHINE", RHINELANDER STALLION
Champion Hunter Sire


Shine Right

SHINE, Champion Hunter
Breeding Stallion
Bronze 12" x 9"
mounted on granite
and walnut base
Shine Close Up

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
Owner: Vicki Hunton,
Olde Oaks Farm, Inc.





"LARK" (RUGGED POCO)
AQHA Mare by Rugged Lark


Lark Right

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
10" tall x 11-3/4" long,
mounted on granite
Lark Left

Commissioned by owner:
Lila Jordan, Houston, TX





"SPIRIT"
Appendix Quarter Horse Gelding and Foxhunter


Spirit Rearing Back
RearingFront
"Spirit At Play"
Commissioned by owner:
Gildy Babiera, Houston, TX

12" tall without base.
Mounted on granite circle on walnut box.



JumpingBack

JumpingSide

JumpingFront

"Spirit On the Hunt"
Left: Top view showing typical coop jump found in the hunt field
Center: Side view of bronze, 10" tall x 17" long,
mounted on granite and 3" maple wood box
Commissioned by owner:
Gildy Babiera, Houston, TX




The Swan Princess
Polish Arabian Mare
"Tikki"

Click here to see the "real" Tikki.
See clay model.


TIkki Right

8-1/4" tall, 12" long mounted on unique wooden base
Tikki Head Right

Right Detail
Tikki Head Left

Left Detail
Tikki Left

Portrait Commissioned by
Elisabeth Bruheim,
Nordic Lights Farm



TIkki Right

Full Front View
Br Tikki Head Front

Front Detail
 Br Tikki Rear

Tail Detail





IMPOSANT
Dutch Warmblood Gelding, Champion Dressage Horse


Imposant Right

Imposant Front

Imposant Left

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
13" tall x 15-1/2" long x 8" wide
Mounted on green marble and maple wood base.
Patina worked to match horse's color
Commissioned portrait in private collection


Christmas Decorations

"Imposant"
Decorated for Christmas.





MILO
Friesian Stallion, Competitve Driving Horse


Milo Right

Milo Left


17" tall x 21" long x 9-1/2" wide
Mounted on black marble and maple wood base,
Commissioned by Linda Dorsett, Icon Ranch, Athens, TX




Gucci
Oldenburg Gelding, Canaan Ranch's Dressage Champion
Winner of the 2003 Equine Vision Award of Excellence for Sculpture.
Chosen by Equine Vision Magazine (now Horses in Art Magazine) from the
Equine Art Guild Online Gallery Exhibit.


Gucci Right

Gucci Front

Gucci Left

11-1/2" tall x 10" long x 4" wide
Mounted on green marble block
Commissioned by Canaan Ranch





Pintus
Irish Hunter Gelding Bronze Portrait Head

Pintus Front

Pintus Left Side

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
9" x 9" x 2", mounted on round walnut base
In private collection

As seen in HORSE ILLUSTRATED, May, 2000
(See page 127 of HI for photo above
in article on equine portraits.)



Heaven Bound
Appendix Quarter Horse Gelding, Show Jumper


Heaven Bound

11-1/2" tall with self base, mounted on green marble
Commissioned Bronze Portrait in private collection




Madoc, Duke of York
Welsh Cob Gelding, Champion Dressage Horse

Duke

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
10" tall, mounted on green marble and wooden base
Commissioned by owner: Alyce Rowland




CANINE PORTRAITS



Caesar
White Male Standard Poodle

Caesar

3/4" Lifesize Painted Bronze Commissioned Portrait.
3" black marble base
Commissioned by owner





Job
Male Labrador Retreiver


Job Right

Job Front

Commissioned Bronze Portrait
3/4 lifesize with black patina and realistic painted brown eyes.
Mounted on 3" black marble base
Commissioned by owner.
Job Left





FELINE PORTRAITS




Rhubarb
Beloved Long Haired Gray Tabby
Life size without a base.
Rhubarb sits on the floor next to the hearth as always.


Rhubarb Right Side

Rhubarb CloseUp

Rhubarb the Cat Left

Life Size Bronze Portrait
Commissioned by owner


All of Mrs. Pharo's bronzes are cast
and finished by the creative artisans at
Art Foundry Capinio in Houston, Texas.
The beautiful patinas on the bronzes are created
by Mike Carpino, owner of Art Foundry Carpino.





Click here for information about pricing
and scheduling for a bronze portrait.
For more information about sculptural portraits
contact Olva Stewart Pharo at: 281-373-9304
or by email at: portraits@texhorseman.com

All artwork on this page is original and is copyrighted by
Olva Stewart Pharo, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.



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Last update: 27 March, 2017