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The Plainsman
  • John Steuart Curry, artist
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
    Associated American Artists, publisher
    active 1934–2000
  • The Plainsman, 1945
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 457 x 357 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 x 14 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Bequest of R.F. Rice
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0059
Catalogue raisonné

A male figure (plainsman) standing with hands on top of rifle. He is wearing buckskin clothes and a hat with a feather. There is a dead buffalo behind the man. Herd of buffaloes running in the background.