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Ben Wright - Buffalo Grandfather 1990 62" x 42"

Ben Wright - Buffalo Grandfather 1990 62" x 42"

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Ben Wright
Buffalo Grandfather, 1990

Oil on canvas
Canvas: 62” x 42”

Signed and Dated Lower Left: B. Wright + 90
Verso: Signed, Dated, and Titled

The exquisite detailing of the head of a brilliantly colored Native American man gradually pools into the wash of glowing, almost ethereal blue surrounding him. The suggestion of a tent is set against streaks of bright yellow, soft purple, and the implication of the horizon.

Part of the Lakota Myth series.

The Collection of G. Andrew Bjurman
Bonhams California, California and Western Art Online, November 22, 2023, Lot 172
Private Collection, Utah

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