The artist will add 3 inches (7.5 cm) of extra paint “bleed” to every 4 sides of the canvas. There will still be 1.5 inches (4 cm) of white canvas around all 4 sides of the canvas.
1st Art Gallery offers the option to receive your painting ready to hang or rolled in a tube.
Currently, the frames listed will be only ship up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled.
However, if you are interested in stretching or framing a painting larger than 24x36 inches (60x90 cm), please contact one of our customer success associates or let us know in your order notes. We will send you a catalog of our large framing styles and pricing options.
Unframed rolled canvas orders will arrive rolled inside a protective tube with an extra 1.5" white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it locally.
Born in 1864, the American Charles Marion Russell was a man of his place and time. Having left his family home in Missouri at an early age of 16 to become a cowboy in Montana and even residing for some years in a Native reservation in Alberta, Canada, the Cowboy Painter was deeply immersed in the realities of the Wild West. That immersion enabled him to overcome some of the most insidious prejudices carried by Europeans on the matter of Native Americans, their customs and traditions. Throughout his career, and especially in the later years of his life, Russell made an effort to positively portray the sophisticated culture he had come to know and admire, which in many cases involved painting candid scenes of their lives as well as showing them as a strong, proud people.
In this 1901 oil on canvas, Russell portrays the robust beauty of the Native American woman. Even though the word he uses in the title might nowadays be seen as a derogatory or prejudiced term to talk about Native American women, one must consider Russell’s context and that in that time and place the word would have carried for him more of a descriptive weight than the racialized way in which it would later be seen in hindsight. The word squaw would usually be used then to refer to a Native American wife, which often carried the derogatory context of being a white man’s wife, but there is no evidence that such was the artist’s intent.
That is not to say that Russell had a comfortable relationship with women. In many letters sent to friends, he would externalize a mix of admiration and distrust of women, in a way that would’ve been to be genuinely expected of men of his time. Nonetheless, and departing from the Orientalist bent that is often related to Russell, the Native American woman here is portrayed rather respectfully, caught in what seems to be the midst of work, standing over a piece of animal hide being tanned and treated.
In 2005 this painted was offered by the Christie’s auction house in Los Angeles in the same lot as Indian Buck, creating a diptych of the standard Native American gender roles as seen through the eyes of Russell, a European outsider looking into a culture he is trying to understand.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Indian Squaw, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Indian Squaw that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
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Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
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Our most senior artists, those who have at least 25 years experience, carefully examine each and every painting that comes out of our studio. No order is shipped before it meets our standards, which are the highest in the industry.
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When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself, use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service, meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
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