Horse Capture was born near Milk River, Montana, in 1858. His tribe, the Atsina, commonly designated Gros Ventres of the Prairie, are of the Algonquian stock and a branch of the Arapaho. Their name for themselves is Aaninen, Atsina being their Blackfoot name.
The photographic portrait reference was provided courtesy of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, portrait photograph reference was taken in 1909 by Edward S. Curtis.
Pencil on heavy-weight illustration board.
Dimensions: 18" H x 12" W
Edition of 250.
The original was donated and accepted for permanent placement in the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, October, 2005.