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[photo] Indian camp near Winnemucca, Nevada
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1972
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 10 x 16 in (26 x 41 cm)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram
Verso: said to be "Indian camp near Winnemucca, Nevada"
Provenance: In private collection by 1972.
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #73 (color, 1972)
Description: In the center, a figure in a red outfit stands in the door of a large brown tepee partly covered with white skins; farther away on the right are two (perhaps three) similar tepees; two figures stand near one of them. The tepees are surrounded with grass on a rise in the desert, with a lower valley floor to the left and the grey outline of a mountain in the distance on the left. The valley floor is multicolored, being mostly yellow but with a streak of white and another streak of dark brown. The sky is filled with white clouds. (From a color photograph.)
In index(es): Title list, Indian encampments as primary subjects, Indians in desert locales

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