Moses Stranger Horse
(1890 - 1941)
Moses Stranger Horse was active/lived in South Dakota, Pennsylvania / France. Moses Horse is known for realist landscape and figure painting, Indian subjects.
Biography Moses Stranger Horse
Moses Stranger Horse (1890-1941) was a Brulé Lakota realist painter from the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Stranger Horse was born outside of Wood, South Dakota in 1890. In 1911, he was taken to Pennsylvania to attend Carlisle Indian Industrial School. There he received art lessons from Angel De Cora, the accomplished Ho-Chunk painter, whose philosophy was that Native peoples could both maintain cultural pride and a place in mainstream society through art.
Stranger Horse joined the American Expeditionary Force and was stationed in Paris during World War I. After the war, he stayed on in Paris to pursue his artistic studies. He learned realistic oil painting techniques.
Returning to South Dakota, Stranger Horse pa
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