(1912-1978). Oil on canvas; 24" x 36". Direct from Ace Powell to Charles Whaley of Spokane, and then to us. Published in "The Big Sky Art of Ace Powell", noted on page 24 and 25, "Indian raids on stagecoaches were more for harassment than for robbery. Indians may have wanted use of all items such as guns, alcohol and cloth, but money, which had to be converted to be of value, was of less interest initially. Often a young man would get his buddies together and pull off a raid such as this." Ace, the son of a cowboy, was raised in Apegar, MT, on the south side of Lake McDonald. His father was a stable boss, guide and tracker for Glacier National Park. As a boy, he watched Charles Russell paint in the Bull's Head Lodge in Apegar.
PERIOD: Mid 20th cty
SIZE: 24" x 36"