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Indian Duck Hunting

Indian Duck Hunting | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Watercolor of Canadian Prairie Indian at lake's shore with gun in hand and a recently hunted duck on the ground. A dog is at his feet. On the far shoreline is a settlement at the base of hills.
DESCRIPTION
Watercolor of Canadian Prairie Indian at lake's shore with gun in hand and a recently hunted duck on the ground. A dog is at his feet. On the far shoreline is a settlement at the base of hills.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:8497
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Rindisbacher, Peter
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Collection Name:Rindisbacher, Peter, 1806-1834 : Drawings, watercolors, and photographs of artwork, reproductions 1950s
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 509.7 (5)
Original Dimensions:16 x 12 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Part A of this collection consists of original drawings and watercolors, attributed to Peter Rindisbacher, which are owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Rindisbacher (1806-1834), who was a Swiss-born immigrant, documented Indian and frontier life in the early American and Canadian West. This collection includes two wildlife drawings, a portrait of Winnebago Chief Issaac Winnesheek, and four watercolor drawings of Native American hunting scenes. Rindisbacher was born at Upper Emmenthal, Switzerland, in 1806. He emigrated with his family to the settlements of Lord Selkirk on the North Red River, near the present-day Winnipeg, Canada, in 1821. By 1826 the Rindisbacher family, along with others from the settlement, had moved to southwestern Wisconsin. Rindisbacher eventually settled in St. Louis, Missouri, where he died in 1834.
SUBJECTS
Shorelines
Dogs
Ducks
Game and game-birds
Shrubs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Cities and towns
Pacific Northwest
Hills
Men
Hunting
Firearms
Canoes and canoeing
Lakes

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