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America's First Painters. Indians, Who Once Painted Rocks And Buffalo Hides, Now Use Paper And Canvas To Preserve Ancient Art Forms by  Dorothy Dunn

America's First Painters. Indians, Who Once Painted Rocks And Buffalo Hides, Now Use Paper And Canvas To Preserve Ancient Art Forms

by Dorothy Dunn

First edition.Story appears in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume CVII, Number Three, March, 1955. Color printed wrappers, pp. 349-377 (29 pp.), double column, illustrated with many in full color. There are 24 illustrations and 18 full color paintings. Indian painting was already an ancient art when Spanish conquistadors forded the Rio Grande and moved into the American Southwest. Dorothy Dunn, who dwelt among American Indians nine years, is an Honorary Associate in Indian Arts of the School of American Research, Museum of New Mexico. In 1932, Much on the work of many fine artists as well as the history of Indian arts and painting. Fine copy.

Inventory Number: 45722

$75.00