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CAS Anthropology Collections Database

Catalog Number

CAS 2017-0003-0005   CAS 2017-0003-0005; Poster
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Poster
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1976
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Color poster of painting titled “Indian Power”; Image depicts an unclothed man in vibrant orange, astride a bright purple horse, in profile facing right; His right arm is raised in a fist, covering his face, while his left grasps a handful of the horse’s black mane; Horse’s head is bowed, mouth slightly open, and appears to be galloping; The man’s hair flows out behind him in two black braids, further depicting the movement of the scene; Man and horse are shown against a solid bright blue background; Signed in plate, upper right; Signed and dated “10.9.77” by the artist in pen lower right.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 73.4, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 62.4