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Wings of the Night

Wings of the Night by K Henderson
Wings of the Night, 30 x 30 oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears a feathered headdress with ermine tails. His face is painted white with black dots.

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Am I Dreaming

Am I Dreaming by K Henderson

Am I Dreaming, 30 x 30, oil on linen

 This painting shows a Plains Indian wearing a striped shawl. His hair is adorned with Eagle Feathers and his face is painted blue and white

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Seeks the Sun

Seeks the Sun by K Henderson

Seeks the Sun, oil on linen, 18 x 24

American Indians painted their faces for many reasons: Protection from the sun, ceremonial, personal recognition and others

Here, he wears white paint, white being the color of light, life and the Southeast – where the Sun rises with life-renewing power. The heavy white paint or clay is a prayer for long life.

The lines of flesh represent the straight roads that lead to the Great Spirit

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Before I Sleep

Before I Sleep by K Henderson

Before I Sleep, oil on canvas, 20 x 16

This Cowboy depicts a character from the Wild West around the 1880’s. He wears typical clothing from that period: Hat, vest, leather cuffs, scarf, and striped pants. The outfit is completed with a beaded knife sheath, pocket watch, holster and guns and leather chaps.

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A Time Ago

A Time Ago by K Henderson

A Time Ago, 18 x 24, oil on canvas

 This Plains Indian has his face painted white. He wears eagle feathers in his hair

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Silent Song

Silent Song by K Henderson

Silent Song, 30 x 20, oil on canvas

This Plains Indian wears a headdress of beads, bells and trade cloth. Attached to his shirt is a disc of Abalone. All of these items were “Trade Items” although the abalone was also exchanged amongst the various tribes before the European Traders arrived.

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American Indian Moccasins by K Henderson

trio Moccasins

Sioux Moccasins, 9 x 12, oil on canvas

 Cheyenne Moccasins, 36 x 36, oil on canvas

 Moccasins, 12 x 9, oil on canvas

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Heart Beat by K Henderson

Heart Beat by K Henderson
Heart Beat, 30 x 40, oil on linen

It seems like forever since I posted a new painting. I hope you find this worth waiting for.

This Plains Indian wears a feathered Headdress with ribbons. Many years ago I was allowed into the Vaults of the Philbrook Museum in Tulsa. I was shown a beautiful old War Bonnet. What a shock to find that the crown was made from a Stetson felt hat!!

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Cowboy Still Life

Cowboy still life by K Henderson

Cowboy Still Life, 36 x 36, oil on canvas

What cowboy wouldn’t want a fancy pair of boots, a nice set of spurs and a six shooter?

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The Delegate by K Henderson

The Delegate R by K Henderson

The Delegate, 36 x 36, oil on canvas

This will be my last ‘New’ American Indian painting available directly from me for the next few months as I prepare for upcoming shows. Of course, I have several paintings still available at my wonderful galleries. You may contact them or me for information about available paintings.

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