Friday, February 8, 2019

Aces and Eights ~Oil Painting by K Henderson

Aces and Eights, 12" x 9"

Aces and Eights  It is 12" x 9", oil on board.
Aces and Eights is known as the Dead Man's Hand in a two-pair poker hand. The hand gets its name from the legend of it being the five-card-draw hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder (August 2, 1876). It is accepted that the hand included the aces and eights of both the black suits. There is still debate about what the 5th card was.


Also available as a Giclee Print

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