American Indian

Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

American Indian
Styrian painter, about 1682
Oil on canvas, 186,3 x 86,8 cm
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum

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  • Title: American Indian
  • Creator: Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: w86,8 x h186,3 cm
  • Long Description: "Dressed in clothes of coloured feathers is a warrior who probably represents a Brazilian Indian. The man is probably a military commander for the pearls and precious stones adorning the rim of his head covering, the collar, the belt and the brooches on his sandals. The American Indian stands in a deserted landscape with a palm tree in the background." (dr. Polona Vidmar)
  • Provenance: Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož, Legacy of the Herberstein family, from Vurberk castle
  • Type: Oil on canvas


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