Catlin George - Buffalo Chase in the Snowdrifts Art Print

Brandywine General Store

SKU: 21 west

An archival premium Quality art Print of Buffalo Chase in the Snowdrifts by George Catlin for sale by Brandywine General Store. The Smithsonian Institute describes this work of art thus “In the dead of the winters, which are very long and severely cold in this country, where horses cannot be brought into the chase with any avail, the Indian runs upon the surface of the snow by the aid of his snow shoes, which buoy him up, while the great weight of the buffaloes, sinks them down to the middle of their sides, and completely stopping their progress, ensures them certain and easy victims to the bow or lance of their pursuers . . . This is the season in which the greatest number of these animals are destroyed for their robes---they are most easily killed at this time, and their hair or fur being longer and more abundant, gives greater value to the robe.” Wild West art print #21

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