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Catalog Number 2009.06.02
Object Name Mural
Description A large mural with eight black buffalo running in a herd. Following behind them is a Native American man riding on a black horse. He is holding a bow and arrow and has a quiver. There is a baby buffalo running along side the adult buffalo. There is a crescent moon on the left side of the mural. The land is light brown with white dust trails. The sky is painted light blue with white clouds. The horse is black with white spots on it. There is blood spurting from a spot where a buffalo close to the rear of the pack was struck. There is also a small dog running near the horseman and a horned lizard, which is pointed toward the herd of buffalo.
Date 2009
Artist Cynthia Clay
Collection Comanche Nation College
Search Terms C
The Buffalo Hunt
Cynthia Clay
Art
Landscape
Horses
Bow and Arrows
Quiver
Quiver and Arrows
Title "The Buffalo Hunt"
Height (in) 651
Width (in) 2496
Inscription Text Cynthia Clay 2009
Inscription Location Right Lower Wall
Received as Purchase
Notes Cynthia Clay (Comanche) "The Buffalo Hunt" commemorates life on the plains. Horned Toad points the way to the buffalo as his name asks a question "Where's the buffalo?"