End of the Trail
James Earle Fraser American
Drawn from Fraser’s experiences growing up in Dakota Territory in the 1880s, this exhausted Native man seated on a windblown pony is an evocative comment on the damaging effects of Euro-American settler colonization on Indigenous peoples. "End of the Trail" exemplifies the western subjects created by French-trained artists such as Fraser, who were expressing themselves at once as American, through their choice of themes, and as modern, through their command of current aesthetics.
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#4578. End of the Trail
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