Here Fell Custer" by Eric Von Schmidt , Very Rare Signed Little Big Horn Print
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Sold Date: 04/08/2012
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
This Rare signed print by Eric Von Schmidt is 26" x 40" over all ", titled Here Fell Custer, numbered in the lower left corner, 606/950, and signed and dated in the lower right corner,"Eric Von Schmidt '86" . We have it shrink wrapped on a styrofoam backing. The song, "Garryowen" Regimental Song of the 7th Cavalry, is printed in it's entirety under the print.The original painting was an acrylic on canvas. "Here Fell Custer" was completed in time for the centennial of the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1976, and was premiered in the June 1976 issue of Smithsonian Magazine. The National Park Service has now selected "Here Fell Custer" as the official painting depicting the last stand in which five companies of the 7th Cavalry under the command of Lt. Col. George A Custer fought to their deaths against warriors of the Sioux and Cheyenne nations. The painting is displayed on the wayside exhibit at Last Stand Hill near where Custer fell as well as on the National Parks Service Brochure.Eric Von Schmidt (1931-2007) American painter, musician, and writer, conducted intensive research to produce the original painting. A dramatic rendering of Custer and the men of the 7th U.S. Cavalry in the foreground struggling to defend themselves against the attack of the Native American Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne.Eric Von Schmidt's "Here Fell Custer" is considered one of the most accurate portrayals of this infamous battle.There is slight bend to the bottom right hand corner, and a small dent/tear on the left side, will not show one the print is framed. The color is clear and bright. A valuable collector's print of a world famous painting that will become a treasured heirloom in the years to come. Custer Battlefield Trading Post Buy Sell Appraise Guarantee Custer Battlefield Trading Post guarantees the authenticity on all items to be as described. Feedback Please note: After we have received your feedback. We will post feedback for you in a prompt and professional manner . If you have any problems with your purchase whatsoever please call our offices at and speak to Rhonda for immediate attention. Your 100% satisfaction is extremely important to us! We have excellent references, available upon request. Please check our eBay feedback Reserve Out of fairness to all bidders we do NOT reveal the reserve of items for auction. Questions or additional photographs? We are happy to provide additional photographs! Our office is open Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please feel free to phone in a question at any time. After the Auction Seller Please contact us if you do not receive payment instructions. We accept PayPal or any major credit card Paypal, Mastercard, Visa, Amercian Express, Discover Buyer to pay for insurance if desired
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