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The Pale of Truth

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The Pale of Truth, oil on cradled Board, 24 x 18

The young Plains Indian wears a ‘War Shirt’ decorated with blue paint, red trade cloth with porcupine quills and hair tassels wrapped in leather. He has eagle feathers in his hair and his face is painted with white clay.

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Posted by on December 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Wings of the Night- Print available

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. Each eagle feather represents an honor or  deed showing that the owner of the bonnet has  earned a place of great respect in their tribe.

Original oil painting Available

This 23” x 23” (approximate image area)  Giclee Print is on high-grade Epson Enhanced Matte paper for the price of $190 plus $10 shipping/handling, a total of $200. Other sizes available.

You can pay by credit card (through Paypal) or check. If you pay with a credit card, I will ship as soon as the payment posts to my account which usually only takes takes a day or two. The print will be shipped in a heavy weight 3” mailing tube by Priority USPS.

 

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Posted by on December 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Moon Gazer II American Indian

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Moon Gazer II, 60 x 40, oil on canvas

It was common for hair locks to be attached to ‘War Shirts’ of the Plains Indians. The hair may be that of a family member, taken in battle from an enemy or be animal hair. Whatever the case, it is a symbol of personal honor

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Posted by on November 28, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Time is at Hand

Time is at Hand

Time is at Hand, 30 x 30, oil on canvas

This painting shows a Plains Indian with a black hand (coup mark) painted on his face. This is a sign of Bravery. a sign of bravery. To be first to touch the enemy was regarded as the bravest deed of all, it was even a point of bravado for a single warrior to rush in among the enemy and strike one with quirt, coup stick or gun before attempting to fire, thus risking his own life.

His shirt is decorated with beads. He holds a shield.

Prints of this painting are also available Click HERE to view print sizes,details and to purchase:Prints Available!

 
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Posted by on November 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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The Shadow of Our Burden

The Shadow of our Burden by K Henderson

The Shadow of Our Burden, 20 x 30, oil on linen

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Posted by on November 21, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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They Came No More – American Indian

They Came No More by K. Henderson

They Came No More, 36 x 36, oil on canvas

This is a painting of a Plains Indian with a beaded and quilled shirt. He carries a shield with a golden eagle bundle. This bundle was a token of power. It could be removed from the shield to be carried, used in rituals or placed in a dwelling.

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Posted by on November 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Shaman – American Indian

shaman by K Henderson

Shaman, oil on linen, 24 x 20

The title refers to the rock Art figure over the shoulder of the American Indian. The horned shaman is common in rock art in many parts of the world.

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Posted by on November 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Undefeated – American Indian

Undefeated by K Henderson

Undefeated, 20 x 24, oil on canvas

This plains Indian is wearing painted white stripes representing the path to all that is good. In the background is a ledger painting showing a horse raid

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Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Morning Light – American Indian

Morning Light  by K Henderson

Morning Light, 30 x 40, oil on linen

I’m painting several pieces right now that will have the ledger or robe paintings in the back ground. The one in this painting depicts a Horse Raid

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Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Red Feather – American Indian

Red Feather by K. Henderson

Red Feather, 20 x 30, oil on linen

Red Feather is a painting of a Plains Indian with his face painted red and , yes, he’s wearing a red feather.

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Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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