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Woody Big Bow

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Not sure a more spectacular painting by Woody Big Bow exists !  This sensitive depiction is equally invested in both man and horse.  Paint is thickly applied on the snow-covered ground.

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Not sure a more spectacular painting by Woody Big Bow exists !  This sensitive depiction is equally invested in both man and horse.  Paint is thickly applied on the snow-covered ground.

About the Artist

(Kiowa artist 1914-1988)  Born in Carnegie, Oklahoma, Big Bow was a grandson of Chief Big Bow. He attended the University of Oklahoma in the late 1930’s. A varied career included work as a set painter for western movies, a builder and a contractor as well as a painter.

Big Bow created murals in the RCA Building in New York and at the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles, California. Big Bow also designed the red and yellow thunderbird insignia of the Oklahoma 45th Infantry Division.

His paintings are in such collections as the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Heritage Center, Inc. Collection at the Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota; Oklahoma Historical Society Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in New York; Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and the Wichita Art Museum in Wichita, Kansas.

Culture American Indian
Style Nostalgic American Indian
Medium Gouache (opaque watercolor) on paper
Sight size 24" height X 34 1/4" width
Frame Non-glare glass, dark carved wood molding
Frame size 32" height X 43" width
Signed "Woody Big Bow '60" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation 1960
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance An Sar
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