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  • Title Chief Yellow Bird
  • Category Painting
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions 23.75"h x 19.75"w
  • Framed Dimensions 31.5"h x 27.5"w
  • Year Completed 1935
  • Description This oil on canvas painting depicts the face and shoulders of a Native American man, who wears a full feather headdress and a shirt with beaded decoration. The headband of the headdress has white feathers with orange-wrapped quills in front of dark bluish-black feathers with decorative white pelts and wrapped drops. The man has a lined face lit from the left, rendered with highlights and dark shadows.
  • Artist Henry Cornelius Balink Dutch American 1882-1963
  • Credit Ruby Collection
  • Location Lied Art Center 202
  • Accession Number 2007.0002
  • Status Checked Out
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