|Sundown, washed and dressed up|
Sundown is a half-breed, and his stories are almost all about his dealing with Indians. John Ermine is a white man raised by Indians who signs on as a scout for the cavalry.
I'll include some of the illustrations when I post the reviews, but here is a whole set for fans of Remington.
|Bullets kicked up the dust.|
|A tremendous bang roared around the room.|
|The ponies save Little Weasel from the wolves.|
|Sundown (in hat) wagers for the wife of a chief|
|A duel with spears to settle a dispute|
|A former gambling partner gets away riding under a box car.|
|A spirit guides Sundown through the winter cold.|
|Sundown observes a gathering of gamblers|
|"Un I was yell terrible."|
|"We come long slow through the mountain."|
|"I says you go down this canyon."|
|Chased by other Indians, the chief rides off on a red horse.|
|The mystery of the thunder.|
|The going of the medicine horse.|
I especially like the one titled "Bullets kicked up the dust". I have a replica bronze of Remington's "Coming through the Rye" showing 4 cowboys riding and firing their pistols. It fits in the room where I watch most of my western dvds.ReplyDelete
I like Charles Russell alot also and I hope you can show some of his art soon.
I love his work, his Bronzes are fantastic.I have a couple of prints of his work. They`ll have to do, cant afford the real stuff!ReplyDelete
The titles or captions for his illustrations are always interesting too. These could tell a little story in their own right.ReplyDelete
His work is so important to western writers. And I also did a post awhile back: http://davidcranmer.blogspot.com/2010/04/fridays-forgotten-books-illustrations.htmlReplyDelete
I second Mr. Gramlich's comment.
Great illustrations! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Beautiful work. And a strong influence on our own Bob Boze Bell of True West magazine. If you're not familiar with Bell's work, do seek it out (in the mag and his books).ReplyDelete