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[photo] [Indians traveling on horseback through the snow]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 12 x 24 in (30 x 61 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F Schafer" (partly cut off in photograph)
Provenance: With Kennedy Galleries, New York City, in 1974.
Reproductions: Kennedy Quarterly 13, 2, June 1974, figure 97, page 113; Inventory of American Paintings… record 61022788, S2.96 IM/1
Citations: Kennedy Galleries inventory #A12752-W11498
Site: Great Plains (Montana?)
Description: Six Indians on horseback traverse a gentle snow-covered hillside. One in the lead wears a headdress with two feathres. Scattered boulders on the left and center, a bird below the horizon on the right. A snow-covered bush is seen beside the small boulder on the left. (From a monochrome photograph.)
Note: See the list of Indians in desert locales for several possibly related pictures.
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, from the Kennedy Galleries publication.

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