This is an outstanding authentic original work of art pastel and ink titled "Native American Woman and Blankets," by the astounding Winold Reiss (1886-1953) from circa 1920. The artwork features a pastel and ink construction with four older Pawnee Indian women escorted by a Pawnee man; and the two women in the front are wrapped in decorated trade blankets. The piece comes complete with original paperwork from 1920 and is displayed in a professional frame. F. Winold Reiss (1886-1953) born American artist and graphic designer. He was born in Karlsruhe, Germany
The condition of this pastel and ink artwork is good with no obvious signs of damage and in good overall condition. The measurements of this framed Pastel and Ink are 25" x 21 1/4" and the visible art measures 8 1/8" x 6 3/4". This lot includes information originally compiled and displayed from E.F. Hanfsaengl Galleries in New York opposite Carnegie Hall. Provenance: From the renowned Sundog Fine Art Bozeman, Montana collection and collected by Bruce VanLandingham. Bruce VanLandingham was a pillar in the American Indian collecting community and a respected expert. Along with being an avid collector, Bruce also was the sole owner of Sundog Fine Art Gallery in Bozeman, which was both part museum and gallery.