Native American Indians - Painting - Nature Art by Mary Louise Holt

Home of Mary Louise HoltBiography of Mary Louise HoltArtwork by Mary Louise HoltCommissions with Mary Louise HoltStudio of Mary Louise HoltGalleries Displaying Artwork by Mary Louise HoltNews About Mary Louise HoltEvents Featuring Mary Louise HoltGuesbook of Mary Louise HoltLinksMailing List for Mary Louise Holt

nature artSend an eCard

Members Login

Mary Louise HoltMary Louise Holt   BFA, AFC Mary Louise Holt
Depictions From Nature's Past & Present
 
Visit Mary Louise Holt's Latest Website
Prairie Dock - Giants in the Sun - Native American Indians by Mary Louise Holt
  Prairie Dock - Giants in the Sun  (2007)
Subject: Native American Indians
Dimensions (inches): 30 x 15
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Description: The Ohio Valley was primarily inhabited by the Delaware, Shawnee and Miami Indians during the early to mid 18th century. At that time in our history towering forests and open prairies covered the land. The Native Americans sometimes burned the prairies to maintain the open areas. The purpose was to attract the bison, elk and other game into the open to make them easier to hunt. One of the most interesting flowers to be found there was the Prairie Dock (Silphium Terebinthinaceum). This remarkable plant could grow 3 to 10 feet tall by late summer. It was drought resistant and nearly indestructible except by the bison that readily ate its rough foliage and stems. It had an impressive and unusual appearance like some strange plant from the Stone Age when Columbian Mastodons and other immense creatures inhabited the prairies of North America. In this small Shawnee child's eyes, Prairie Dock truly must have seemed like giants in the sun.
 
Original Available For Sale: Yes

Limited Edition Available: Yes
Details: Original: Price on request

20"h x 10"w giclee print on canvas
signed limited edition

20"h x 10"w giclee print on archival paper
signed limited edition
Edition Size: 300
Price: $145.00 US
 
 
Conservation Committment: 5% (Artist commits to donating the indicated portion of proceeds to conservation)
 
This artwork is dedicated to: National Wildlife Federation  


 
   

 
 
Direct Correspondence to:Mary Louise Holt
 
Mary Louise Holt
c/o 
6795 N. Clippinger Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio
USA 45243
Tel: 513-226-3833
  Worldwide Nature Artists Group
Email: marylou@marylouiseholt.com
Home Page: Mary Louise Holt's Latest Website
Mary Louise Holt Mary Louise Holt

 
All rights reserved. All images and text © Copyright  Mary Louise Holt
Member of the Artists for Conservation Foundation www.natureartists.com.