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Catalog Number X1902.04.04
Title TRAPPER, THE
Object Name Painting
Artist F. Pedretti's Sons
Dimensions Dia-84 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1902
Notes The roundels in the rotunda represent archetypes of four frontier figures who played leading roles in Montana's early history. The Trapper portrays famed mountain man Jim Bridger who was among the most colorful figures to explore Montana during the fur trade era.

Roundel portraying a buckskin-clad man partially kneeling on a rock, peering into the distance. He supports a gun in his proper left hand and shades his eyes with his right. His horse waits in the middle-ground, and there are canyon-like bluffs and mountains in the distant background.
Search Terms Art
Capitol Collection
Native American
American Indian
Portrait
Mural