The canvas shows its age and ahas been. Re2paired (patched and touched up), the face remains completely. The metal corner fasteners are dated 1885.
Likely when the stretcher was made and the canvas mounted. Was likely a soldier at the fort, with further research it may be.
Possible to identify the artist. Portrait of Crazy Horse ca.
Oglala Lakota Indian Folk Art. This portrait is of an Indian Chief and was likely created at Camp Robinson in the year 1877 or 1878. The canvas shows its age and was repaired, patched and a section repainted at some point in time, the face remains intact and in good, original condition.
Hand writing on verso reads'Camp Robinson' &'Nebraska 78'. This portrait may have been created post mortem, or created while the subject was alive and then dated post mortem. The metal corner fasteners are dated 1883, most likely when the stretcher was made and the canvas mounted. Esearch is required to possibly identify the artist. This image is an important American historical document, the earliest known depiction of the Oglala Lakota Indian Chief Crazy Horse.Amously surrendering at Fort Robinson on May 6, 1877, four months later he was fatally wounded while resisting imprisonment on Sept 5, 1877. Before the discovery of this artwork, there had been no known depictions of Crazy Horse other than a sketch created by an artist sitting with Crazy Horse's sister, recollecting to the artist what he looked like. There is an uncanny resemblance to that sketch created in 1934 and this 1878 portrait. The Indian dress is that of a Lakota Chief, so it could be none other than Crazy Horse, there were no other Indian Chiefs housed at Fort Robinson. This artwork is part of a larger collection of works being liquidated by the current owner, whom no longer has the time nor energy to identify the artist, this process will continue to the new owner, if established this artwork becomes near priceless.
I believe this image to be a very important historical document, the. Eest depiction of the Oglala Lakota Indian Chief, Crazy Horse. Crazy Horse surrendered in 1877 and was housed at Camp Robinson until. Until now, there has been no known visual. Reference to Crazy Horse other than a 1934 artists sketch done by an.Artist and Crazy Horses sister. There is an uncanny resemblance to. The sketch and this portrait. The indian dress is that of a Lakota. Chief so it could be none other than Crazy Horse, there were no other.
Indian Chiefs housed at Camp Robinson. The canvas shows its age and has been.Repaired (patched and touched up), the face remains completely. Earliest depiction of the Oglala Lakota Indian Chief, Crazy Horse. The item "American Indian Oglala Lakota original oil painting Crazy Horse Folk Art ca1878" is in sale since Thursday, November 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "benchtested" and is located in San Diego, California.
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