Colville was known to art lovers worldwide for paintings such as Horse and Train, in which a black horse runs along railway tracks toward the light of an oncoming train. Description from I searched for this on

Alex Colville obituary

1954 - Alex Colville - Horse and Train. This work was inspired by two lines from the poet Roy Campbell: Against a regiment I oppose a brain And a dark horse against an armored train.

"To Prince Edward Island" by Alex Colville

"To Prince Edward Island" Alex Colville Canadian Realist painter, alumnus of Mount Allison University