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David Halbach - SALE (American, born 1931)

  • The Forewarning, 2003  |  watercolor on paper  |  20 x 29 inches  |  $11,500 (SALE $7,500)
    Native Indians knew nothing of owning land but had a determined feeling for territorial rights -- defending it with great vigor. This painting depicts Blackfeet placing a staff to designate their rights to territory they have chosen. The staff is decorated with objects that imply danger or war if not given permission to pass" per the Artist.