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Lot 1261: Framed Portrait Painting of a Native American Chief

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Framed Portrait Oil Painting of a Native American Chief Signed by Ralph Miller Dated 1904

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Framed Portrait Oil Painting of a Native American Chief Signed by Ralph Miller Dated 1904

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Description:

This oil painted on board portrait depicts a Native American Chief in bright traditional dress including a war bonnet suggesting a ceremonial purpose for the regalia. The bottom left corner is signed "Ralph Miller/1904". The painting itself measures 21 1/2 inches by 17 1/2 inches and is housed in a wood frame with gold painted central outline that measures 25 1/2 inches by 29 1/2 inches overall.

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Very fine, with crazing on the image, vibrant colors, and limited storage and handling marks on the frame.



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