O.L. (Ozzie Lee) Samuels (b. 1931) grew up in Georgia. In his late fifties, he began carving wood therapeutically and the hobby turned into an occupation when his stylized totems earned wide acclaim. O.L. Samuels, (American, b. 1931), Untitled, ca. 2000 Painted Wood, On loan from Linda A. Potter
Restoring antique rocking horses - original paint - If you are thinking of restoring an old horse, one of the most important things is to know what it looked like when new. Old horses have usually been repainted so unless you are lucky enough to have an old photo of the horse, this can be a puzzle. Clues can be found on many horses by finding the original paint.