10 x 8 oil on canvas panel
I came across the awesome work of Edward S. Curtis who photographed thousands of Native Americans in the late 1800's and early 1900's. He wanted to capture a vanishing race. His work, I believe, stands as the best of his time in capturing the soul of the people who lived on this land for centuries.
So this is the first in a series of paintings I'm doing to honor Curtis as well as the people he photographed. It's an old Nez Perce cheif named Three Eagles.