The Storyteller

The Storyteller

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 36 inches Homage to: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Crippled But Still Coming,” Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana “Changing Outfits” Bronze, Montana Historical...

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Catlin’s Chiefs and Warriors

Catlin’s Chiefs and Warriors

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: George Catlin (1796-1872) All eight paintings in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Sign Talk” bronze sculpture,...

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Piegans” Petrie collection, Denver, CO “The Scout” Petrie collection, Denver, CO Photograph of Russell by Harry Pollard, Calgary, Alberta, August 1919,...

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Recording the West

Recording the West

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 13 by 16 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) “A Dash for the Timber,” Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth TX Toy cowboys, 20th century American Remington photograph, Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, NY...

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A New World

A New World

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 36 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Evening on a Canadian Lake, Collection of William I. Koch, Palm Beach FL The Mountain Men, Bronze, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY Charles M. Russell...

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Requiem

Requiem

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 34 by 36 inches Homage to: Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) The Last of the Buffalo (Amended by Jenness Cortez, 2015) National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite  North Carolina Museum of Art,...

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The First Americans

The First Americans

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inches Jenness Cortez (1944-    ) Color study for a painting, "The Sentinels" George Catlin (1796-1872) "No-ho-mun-ya" (One Who Gives No Attention), Iowa warrior, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC...

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Running Antelope – Thathoka Inyanke

Running Antelope – Thathoka Inyanke

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 24 inches Hunkpapa Sioux Chief 1821-1896, based on 1872 photograph by Alexander Gardner Price upon request   Running Antelope - Thathoka Inyanke was the first and only American Indian to appear on...

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Window on the West

Window on the West

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 42 by 60 inches In 1801, when Thomas Jefferson became president, two out of every three Americans lived within fifty miles of the Atlantic Ocean. To our west, France owned the vast, largely unexplored Louisiana...

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Country Morning

Country Morning

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inc hes Jenness Cortez (1944-     ) An Early Morning Ride George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879) Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO Metal cased clock by The...

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Conversations With a Cowboy

Conversations With a Cowboy

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 40 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Stampede by Lightning, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK The Hunter’s Supper, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK Charles M. Russell...

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