(Fine Art Print) Acrylic on Antique Ledger Paper #140 - Defender of Lakota
The Pine Ridge Art Center is very pleased to offer for sale this excellent example of traditional Ledger Art by noted Lakota Artist Merle Locke!
#140 ~ Defender of Lakota
This ink and acrylic on antique ledger paper, signed Merle Locke OLA and dated 2017, is a beautiful and charming example of traditional Native American ledger art. Approximately 14.5"x6".
Prints: The original piece has been sold. This painting is available in a limited-edition, high-quality print on archival fine art paper with one inch border. Unframed. Framing is available.
A young man rides with the spirit of the eagle on a horse graced with defense and speed.
Locke honors the memories of his ancestors by using ledger paper dated October 1898 from a Black Hills grocery store, a time and place so significant in Sioux history. Native artists have used ledger paper since that time, making it part of the Native Art tradition.
Buy more than one! These little treasures look even more beautiful when grouped together!
Merle is one of the most recognized Oglala Lakota artists working today! Watch a video of Merle discussing his art.