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Roman Nose Oil | Gregory Perillo
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Roman Nose

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Gregory Perillo

Gregory Perillo

$6,500

American (1929)

  • Date: 1981
  • Oil on Canvas, signed l.r.
  • Size: 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm)
  • Frame Size: 58 x 47 inches

$6,500

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about Roman Nose

Donning an ornate feathered headdress, wearing a thick beaded necklace of coils, and cloaked in a red striped blanket over a purple embroidered shirt, the Native American warrior known as Hook Nose (Roman Nose) is shown in great glory and prestige by Gregory Perillo.

With his skin wrinked and his heavy headdress pulled over his brow, the figure's stoic demeanor and long-lived wisdom and leadership is evident. Shown here in his traditional war-bonnet, Hook Nose and his followers believed the garment offered protection to himself and his people as long as certain rituals were followed.

Roman Nose Oil | Gregory Perillo
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About The Artist: Gregory Perillo

Gregory Perillo is one of today’s most respected and renowned American Western artists. His powerfully dramatic, emotional depictions of Native Americans and early settlers, as well as Western landscapes and wildlife, have made him one of America’s leading painters and sculptors. Born in Greenwich Village, Perillo moved to Staten Island, New York, at age two and has lived there his entire life. Poverty stricken as a boy, he was...

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About The Medium: Oil

Process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil.

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Roman Nose

Gregory Perillo

1981

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Roman Nose

Gregory Perillo

1981

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