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Kelly Haney Sac and Fox Warrior


Item Number: DR 589
Tribal Affiliation: Seminole
Artist: Enoch Kelly Haney
Medium: oil
Age: Circa 1980s
Dimensions: 27 ½” X 15 ½” framed


SKU: DR 589 Categories: , , , ,


In this original oil painting, the face of a Sac and Fox warrior speaks of age and wisdom; of a life lived fully.

Kelly Haney chose to use the features of his grandfather, Willie Haney, to personify the Sac and Fox Warrior. This strikingly composed oil painting has a story to tell through the mature eyes of a warrior.

The warrior’s face stares out into the present as his facial expression seems to reflect a wariness. The lines and wrinkles on his face depict a long life. The set of his mouth speaks of a determination and endurance. His eyes are filled with lessons learned from a hard life. This mature warrior wears an amulet around his neck and a bear tooth and bear skin necklace. These would have been signs of bravery and high esteem in the tribe.

Condition: Excellent – original condition
Provenance: Purchased from a private collector in Arkansas