Time is at Hand, 30 x 30, oil on canvas
This painting shows a Plains Indian with a black hand (coup mark) painted on his face. This is a sign of Bravery. a sign of bravery. To be first to touch the enemy was regarded as the bravest deed of all, it was even a point of bravado for a single warrior to rush in among the enemy and strike one with quirt, coup stick or gun before attempting to fire, thus risking his own life.
His shirt is decorated with beads. He holds a shield.