New Seerey-Lester Book Launched

December 29, 2015 share
Artists for Conservation

Last month, the much-anticipated third book in artist John Seerey-Lester’s “Legends Series” was released, replete with stories and 150 paintings and sketches. In it, John helps the reader relive in words and paint the extraordinary outdoor life of US President and conservation pioneer, Theodore Roosevelt. As both a master painter and compelling writer, Seerey-Lester provides a fascinating glimpse into the former president’s life as a rancher and his unrelenting passion for wildlife, hunting, exploration, and conservation.

The large-format, 200-page book covers Roosevelt’s most active years as an outdoorsman from the 1870s until his death in 1919. It also relives the hunting and exploratory expeditions of his two sons in the Far East.

In the foreword for this landmark book, Tweed Roosevelt, TR’s great-grandson, writes: “Seerey-Lester has an extraordinary ability to bring to life the high drama of the hunt. TR, of course, could supply him with an almost unending series of opportunities for displaying his unique artistry.”

John was the co-recipient of AFC's highest honor with wife and fellow acclaimed artist Suzie Seerey-Lester.

The hardcover gallery edition retails for $60 USD. A leather-bound limited edition signed by the artist is also available.

For more information and to purchase a copy, visit John's book webpage.


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