Donald Ellis Gallery goes Native at Seattle Art Fair

On the heels of the critically acclaimed travelling exhibition, “Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection,” Donald Ellis Gallery brings an unprecedented exhibit of exceptional, museum-caliber selections for sale of historical Native American art from the Pacific Northwest and Great Plains to the first edition of the Seattle Art Fair. The gallery exhibit for Seattle features the largest group of historical Plains Indian ledger drawings ever presented in the US since the landmark exhibition in 1996 at New York’s Drawing Center. Highlights among the 50 ledger drawings (ca. 1875 – 1895) on view by Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, and Lakota Sioux artists are four important Southern Cheyenne ledger drawings, Central Plains (ca. 1875) attributed to Howling Wolf, a warrior and an artist. His work was part of the groundbreaking travelling exhibition,

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