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Catalog Number X1952.01.24
Title PORTRAIT OF AN INDIAN
Object Name Painting
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-15.25 W-7.75 inches
Medium Oil
Date ca. 1884
Notes Although Russell's first known Montana artworks depicted his fellow cowboys at work, the earliest oil paintings in the Montana Historical Society's collection are devoted to Native American subjects. This painting depicts male Indian dressed in blankets with ax, headed tab, and other accoutrements hanging at waist. Full figure portrait with face depicting scowl expression.
Search Terms American Indian
Native American
Art