Fine Art Print - Antique Ledger #119 - In the Heart of a Nation
Seven Fires is pleased to offer for sale this excellent example of traditional Ledger Art by noted Lakota Artist Merle Locke!
#119 ~ In the Heart of a Nation
This ink and acrylic on antique ledger paper, signed Merle Locke OLA and dated 2017, is a beautiful and charming example of traditional Native American ledger art. Approximately 14.5"x6".
Locke honors the memories of his ancestors by using ledger paper dated September 24, 1898 from a Black Hills grocery store, a time and place so significant in Sioux history. Native artists have used ledger paper since that time, making it part of the Native Art tradition.
Buy more than one! These little treasures look even more beautiful when grouped together!
Merle is one of the most recognized Oglala Lakota artists working today! Watch a video of Merle discussing his art.