A truly unique piece for Blackfeet artist Terrance Guardipee. Classic depiction of 2 Blackfeet members in ceremonial dress juxtaposed riding inside a sleigh with wrapped gifts and being pulled by a reindeer! The North Star shines brightly flanked by both Big & Little Bear constellations. This is an original piece on 19th century ledger paper, dated Tuesday Nov. 9th without year. Text and records of sales are legible on front and reverse of this antique document that Terrance has given new life.
Ledger size: Approximately 7.5in x 12in
**This piece is currently sold unframed and unmounted in a plastic protective sleeve. Contact us to discuss mounting/framing options and pricing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Terrance Guardipee is an internationally acclaimed Blackfeet painter and ledger artist, consistently recognized for the traditional depiction of his Blackfeet heritage and contemporary innovation demonstrated in his work. Terrance was one of the first Native artists to revive the historical ledger art tradition, and was the first ledger artist to transform the style from the single page custom into his signature map collage concept. The leading institutions in the Native art community consistently acknowledge Terrance’s innovative incorporation of authentic Blackfeet images into his own contemporary form of ledger art.