Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

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Overview

YOUNG READERS LEARN ABOUT Dakota Indian culture through the Seth Eastman paintings. Painted during seven years on the frontier, these watercolor and oil paintings comprise the most significant source of information about Native American life in pre-territorial Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781890434328
Publisher: Afton Historical Society Press
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: Signed
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword6
1A Frontier Fort11
2Dakota Kin21
3Decisions27
4Map of an Artist33
5From Landscapes to Indians40
6Return to a World Familiar and Strange45
7Dakota Days53
8Commander, Artist, and Book Illustrator74
9National Indian Painter82
Afterword88
Epilogue90
Timeline of Seth Eastman's Life93
About the Paintings95
List of Illustrations98
Bibliography100
Acknowledgments102
Index103

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