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Strokes of Truth
  • Damian Charette
    active: United States
  • Strokes of Truth, 2004
  • Native Perspectives on the Trail: A Contemporary American Indian Art Portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • collagraph
  • Paper Type: BFK Rives White
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 420 x 605 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 1/2 x 23 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 570 x 759 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 7/16 x 29 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0082.04

Figure in a landscape. Full length male figure kneeling in the bottom left quadrant with his right hand extended, holding a paintbrush. He is wearing a shirt and pants with fringe. Three full length figures are in the bottom right quadrant wearing Native American outfits and have feathers in their hair. There are mountains tin the background. The top right quadrant has an abstract figure on horseback, a cowboy on a horse, an abstracted figure, and a stag. There is a floral and geometric border from top center to lower right. The paintbrush touches a buffalo and deer in the center. In the bottom center is a paint bucket and a pad of paper (Big Chief) and a car.