Oil on board; 48" x 96". Used in the Entry Pavillion of 1974 World's Fair in Spokane, Washington. Depicts a herd of buffalo and buffalo clouds. Wood and rope frame. Subjects for Emilie's work include horses, burros, owls, old farm buildings, ranch gates, and rural mail boxes. Some of her Western works are reproduced on greeting cards by Leanin' Tree Publishing Company, Boulder, Colorado. Her work is in the collection of the Christlieb Foundation, Great Plains Art Collection, Center of the Great Plains, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. In 1974, Touraine won best in show and the directors' award at the Pacific Northwest Indian Center Show and Auction, in Spokane, Washington. Her exhibitions include a 1973 one-person show at the Montana Historical Society, Helena; and paintings in the U.S. Pavilion at Expo '74, Spokane. A number of paintings, which became the Phillip White Hawk Collection of Symbolic America, were dedicated at the Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, on September 1, 1976. Emilie Touraine passed away in Albuquerque, NM on September 25, 2019 at the age of 80.
PERIOD: Late 20th CenturyORIGIN: New Mexico, United States
SIZE: 4 foot x 8 foot; frame 51 1/2" x 93"