Forsaken, 30 x 20, Oil on Linen
This Plains Indian Has his face painted white. The Coup Mark (hand) painted on his face represents 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.
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