Monte Dolack Fine Art

Big Medicine

By Monte Dolack

Image size: 19" x 25.37"
Paper size: 22" x 29"
Year: 1997

This limited edition archival digital print is reproduced from a 1997 original acrylic painting. The subject is the famous "Big Medicine"- a white buffalo born on the National Bison Range, Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana. Many Native American people honor the white buffalo as sacred. Big Medicine lived on the National Bison Range from 1933-1959. His body is preserved and on display at the Montana Historical Society. Underneath Big Medicine's hooves are painted buffalo skulls, bones, garbage, Native American war tools and other items that represent the buffalo and human interaction throughout the course of time. The edition size is 100.

This image was also reproduced as a poster.  This image is available in a note card as well.

       

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Monte Dolack Fine Art, features the art work of Montana Artists Monte Dolack and Mary Beth Percival.