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Catalog Number X1953.03.01
Title INDIANS DISCOVERING LEWIS AND CLARK
Object Name Painting
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-25.25 W-34 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1896
Notes The Lewis and Clark expedition was a popular subject for Russell. He portrayed episodes from their journey in at least nineteen major works. Unlike many of his contemporaries, however, the Cowboy Artist appreciated the fact that the land through which the explorers passed was neither unoccupied nor unknown.
Search Terms Lewis and Clark
Native American
American Indian
Art