Wassenberg Art Center

Our Collection

This is our collection. More to be added soon.

Ben Black Elk

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Bird Horse

Bird Horse, Crow. Scout to General George Armstrong Custer of the Seventh Cavalry... Read More ->


Brown Rain Woman

Brown Rain Woman. Wyoming... Read More ->


Cattle Wrangling

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Ceremony of the Shield

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David Humphreys Miller

In the photo from left to right: F.W. "Bill" Purmort Jr., Ida Blackcrow, and David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


Dewey Beard (Iron Hail) - Painting

Dewey Beard (Iron Hail), a Minneconjou Sioux warrior aged 17 in 1876, attempted on a dare from a tribesman to capture George A. Custer alive during the battle. Injured at the Massacre of Wounded Knee in 1890, in which he saw his first wife and child, mother an father sister and two brother kill.. Read More ->


Hell Bent

Painting titled "Hell Bent" by David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


Horseback

Illustration by David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


Hosteen Tqo Ashi

Hosteen Tqo Ashi Sahwater - Navajo.. Read More ->


John Sitting Bull

John Sitting Bull, adopted deaf-mute son of the famed Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, was 14 years of age in 1876 and fought bravely, if briefly, in the early phases of the battle. At Wounded Knee in 1890, his rifle fired accidentally before he could surrender it to soldiers, thus.. Read More ->


John Stanley

John Stanley, Navajo-Actor. Stanley was not a survivor of the Battle of Little Bighorn but highly sought after by Western movie directors. .. Read More ->


Joseph High Eagle

An Oglala Sioux warrior of 16 in 1876, fought in the Battle of Little Big Horn under his cousin Crazy Horse, brilliant tribal war leader. In 1950, he was killed by a careless hit-and-run motorist while at the side of a road. "I heard a bugle blow. Women screamed and old men shouted as we st.. Read More ->


Joseph White Cow Bull - Painting

Joseph White Cow Bull, an Oglala Sioux warrior aged 38 in 1876, joined three Cheyenne warriors to defend a ford when troops under George A. Custer charged down Medicine Tail Coulee to attack the Indian village. Exchanging shots with a buckskin-clad leader who may well have been Custer, White Cow.. Read More ->


Kills Pretty Enemy

Leo Kills Pretty Enemy, son of a Hunkpapa Sioux father and a Brule Sioux mother, was 21 years old at the time of the Battle of Little Big Horn and a seasoned warrior who fount under Chief Crow King, Gall and other fighting leaders. His initiation to the warpath occured when he was 15 and accompa.. Read More ->


Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene, actor. Best known for Pa on Bonanza.. Read More ->


Maria

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Miss Bah "The Bride"

Miss Bah, "The Bride" was a navajo who lived in Grants, New Mexico. This was painted from life in 1973... Read More ->


Old Sam

"Old Sam" by David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


Peace Pipe

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Prints

The Proud Ones (print) Dewey Beard (print).. Read More ->


Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake, Sioux. By David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


Sketch

A sketch drawn by David Humphreys Miller.. Read More ->


White Hawk

White Hawk, Last Survivor of Nez Perce War of 1877. A follower of Joseph... Read More ->