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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Miller, Alfred Jacob 33
Descriptions
watercolor on paper 128
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
hunting 21 buffalo 153 Indian 729
Date:
ca. 1837
Dimensions:
sight height: 7.25 in, sight width: 12.625 in, Frame height: 14.5 in, Frame width: 20 in
Title:
Running Buffalo
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Gloss:
Buffalo herds of unimaginable size blackened the prairie and were recorded by Miller. The artist noted that the Indians made extensive hunting preparations and appointed runners, young men on well-trained horses, who followed until the signal came to surround and kill.
Accession Number:
12.70

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