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Catalog Number 2010.63.01
Object Name Painting
Artist Potter, John
Dimensions H-17.5 W-29.5 inches
Medium Oil on canvas board
Date 2010
Notes Oil on canvas board landscape painting, VALLEY OF CHIEFS, by John Potter. The painting is framed inside a wooden frame painted gold. The outside routered edge is in low relief as well as the nside routered edge of the frame. The painting depicts Chiefs Mountain in Glacier National Park. The sky is cloud covered with Chief Mountain depicted off center and surrounded by a tree covered mountain in the middleground. In the foreground is a small stream and a buffalo lying on the banks of the stream, surrounded by tall grass. Attached to the bottom front center of the frame is a small plaque with the following inscription, "VALLEY OF CHIEFS / John Potter".

2010 Western Rendezvous Legacy award winner.

The Anishinabe are the third largest Indian tribe in North America, surpassed only by the Cherokee and Navajo. They were primarily located around the Great Lakes region, mostly in the Lake Superior area. They are known for their canoes and wild rice.
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Native American
American Indian
Glacier Park
Chiefs Mountain