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Plains Indian art : the pioneering work of John C. Ewers / edited by Jane Ewers Robinson ; preface by Candace S. Greene ; introduction by Evan M. Maurer.

Author/Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997.
Publication:
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 203 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
Series:
Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 8.
The Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 8
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Subjects:
Indian art -- Great Plains.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Social life and customs.
Animals in art.
Indian painting -- Great Plains.
Picture-writing -- Great Plains.
Carving (Decorative arts) -- Great Plains.
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997.
Contents:
A century of Plains Indian art studies
Plains Indian painting : the history and development of an American art form
Images of the white man in nineteenth-century Plains Indian art
The emergence of the named Indian artist in the American West
Notes on the weasel in historic Plains Indian culture
The awesome bear in Plains Indian art
Water monsters in Plains Indian art
Spanish cattle in Plains Indian art
A century and a half of Blackfeet picture writing
A unique pictorial interpretation of Blackfoot Indian religion in 1846/1847
Pipes for the presidents
Three effigy pipes by an Eastern Dakota master carver
Assiniboin Antelope-horn headdresses
Artists' choices
Plains Indian artists and anthropologists : a fruitful collaboration.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Robinson, Jane Ewers.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
080613061X
9780806130613 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
694172139
Publisher Number:
99945253614