Shin-ga-ba WOssin or Image Stone a Chippeway Chief Oil Painting - James Otto Lewis

Shin-ga-ba WOssin or Image Stone a Chippeway Chief

James Otto LewisItem # 215966
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Shin-ga-ba WOssin or Image Stone a Chippeway Chief", originally brought to life by the talented James Otto Lewis. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to James Otto Lewis and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Shin-ga-ba W'Ossin, or Image Stone, a Chippeway Chief" is a notable work by James Otto Lewis, an American artist and lithographer known for his depictions of Native American life and leaders. Created in the early 19th century, this piece is part of Lewis's larger body of work that sought to document the diverse cultures and prominent figures of Native American tribes during a period of significant change and upheaval.

    James Otto Lewis was active during a time when the United States government was negotiating numerous treaties with Native American tribes, often resulting in the displacement and marginalization of these communities. His works are particularly valuable as historical documents, providing visual records of Native American leaders who played crucial roles in these negotiations and in the preservation of their cultures.

    "Shin-ga-ba W'Ossin, or Image Stone, a Chippeway Chief" portrays a leader of the Chippewa (Ojibwe) people, a group indigenous to the areas around the Great Lakes. The Chippewa were known for their rich cultural traditions, including their intricate beadwork, birchbark canoes, and deep spiritual practices. The portrait captures the dignity and presence of Shin-ga-ba W'Ossin, reflecting both his status within his community and the broader context of Native American resistance and adaptation to European-American expansion.

    Lewis's work is characterized by its attention to detail and its attempt to convey the individuality and humanity of his subjects. His portraits often include traditional clothing and artifacts, which serve to educate viewers about the material culture of the tribes he depicted. This particular piece, like many of Lewis's works, was originally published in a series of lithographs titled "The Aboriginal Port Folio," which aimed to provide a comprehensive visual account of Native American leaders and their communities.

    "Shin-ga-ba W'Ossin, or Image Stone, a Chippeway Chief" remains an important piece for both its artistic merit and its historical significance, offering insights into the lives and identities of Native American leaders during a transformative period in American history.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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