Lot 605    

J.D. Mackin, Western Oil Painting, "Snow Trapper",
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
oil on canvas. Beautifully painted Northern Plains winter scene with two Native Americans on horseback with packhorse, one is wearing a capote jacket and other in buckskin, mountains in background. Painting length 24" x width 18", mounted in original frame, length 29.75" x width 23.75". J.D. Mackin, 5th generation Montanian, grew up in Glacier National Park, while he has described himself as "Internationally Unknown", his work belies this fact because he has works in many private and public collections across the country.

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