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Vintage Lot Winold Reiss American Indian Portrait Print

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Seller: rcollect (1,425) 100%, Location: Oak Park, California, Ships to: US, Item: 160550824694 VINTAGE LOT OF 53 WINOLD REISS GREAT NORTHERN RAILROAD INDIAN PORTRAIT CALENDAR PRINTS 1928: 1930: 1931: 1932: Year Unknown: Srtiped Wolf Double Steel and Two Cutter Lazy Boy - Medicine Man Here is a fine original, vintage set of Windold Reiss Indian Portrait prints from calendars produced by the Great Northern Railways. These were cut from the monthly calendar and were widely collected. This set was stored by a relative who had worked for the railways and had a subscription to the calendars. Winold Reiss (1886-1953) was a uniquely gifted artist and designer who emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1913. Today his vast artistic legacy is enjoying renewed recognition, and deservedly so. Probably best known as a portraitist, Reiss was a pioneer of modernism and well known for his brilliant work in graphic and interior design. Please click to see the Winold Reiss website at: http://www.winold-reiss.org/life/index.htm There is a total of 53 prints, and 2 info prints. Several have duplicate and triplicates as noted in the list. Each print is shown in its year group and a few at random are shown larger. If you are interested in seeing any of the small images at a larger size, or an individual title name, please ask. The 2 information pages explain the purpose of the project, the railroad, and most important to me, the artist, Winold Reiss, who portrayed the essence of these people in the highest visual sense. Circa: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934? Size: Image is 7 1/2" x 10". Border width varies as shown. Condition: Most are excellent, with no creasing, dings, or bends. The color is brilliant and the boards smooth. Some have marking in pencil or pen, where they had been titled on the front or dated on the back. All portraits by Winold Reiss unless otherwise noted. 1928 Santa Fe Railroad Calendar May - Chief Two Guns White Calf June - Scaping Woman, Blackfeet Tribe Aug - Shot on Both Sides, Chief of the Blood Tribe 1930 Santa Fe Railroad Calendar Jan - Chief Two Guns White Calf Feb - Long Time Pipe Woman Mar - Mike Short Man Apr - Good Striker May - Turtle and Setting Mountains July - Plume Aug - James White Calf Sept - Lazy Boy-Medicine Man, Oct - Cut Nose Woman (2 ea) Nov - Homegun Dec - White Dog 1931 Santa Fe Railroad Calendar Jan - Alex Eagle Plume Feb - Many Mules Mar - Double Steele and Two Cutter Apr - Chief Eagle Calf (2 ea) May - Night Shoots Jun - Mrs. Devine (2 ea) July - Yellow Head (3 ea) Aug - Tough Bread (2 ea) Sept - Manyhorses Little Rosebush and Baby (2 ea.) Oct - Lazy Boy Nov - Big Wolf (3 ea) Dec - Dog Taking Gun 1932 Santa Fe Railroad Calendar Jan - Mameia & Spopera Feb - Arrow Top Mar - Jim Blood Apr - Buffalo Body May - Morning Star Jun - Heavy Breast July - Big Face Chief Aug - Clears Up Sept - Fish Wolf Robe Oct - Not-Real Bear-Woman Nov - Morning Gun Dec - Only Child Undated portraits: Night Shoots Blackfeet Brave (by W. Landgon Kihn) Striped Wolf, Kainah Tribe of Blackfeet Mike Oka, Blood Indian Brave Blackfeet Mother (by W. Langdon Kihn) Mountain Chief, Blackfeet Brave (by W. Landgon Kihn) Chief Short Man, Blackfeet Warrior Additional Pages About the subjects, artist, Glacier Park, and the Great Northern Railroad Chief Little Dog - information sheet Please email us with any questions regarding this item. We will be happy to give whatever additional info we can. We have more collectibles! See our other items! SHIPPING: Lower 48 US States: Use Calculator. Insurance: Available. Alaska and Hawaii: Contact Seller BEFORE bidding. Please include zip code. International: Contact Seller BEFORE bidding. Please include country and zip or postal code. We are happy to combine shipping on multiple auctions. PAYMENT: Please make payment within three days of auction close. RETURNS: We accept returns if we have grossly misrepresented an item. Buyer pays for return shipping. PayPal is our preferred method of payment. Thanks for visiting!

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