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Peter Rindisbacher Prints Collection

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Identifier: P0273

Title: Peter Rindisbacher Prints Collection

Description: Peter Rindisbacher was born in Switzerland in 1806. He began art lessons when he was twelve years old. The Rindisbacher family moved to Selkirk’s Red River Colony in 1821, so Peter lived in Winnipeg and Pembina for seven years, sketching and painting everyday scenes. He then moved to St. Louis, where he died at age twenty-eight. The Peter Rindisbacher Prints Collection contains five prints by Rindisbacher, four of which were published in the American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine. One of them is colored, and three of the prints have accompanying pages of text. The collection also includes 18 black and white photographs of his paintings. Subjects include: "American Hunters' Camp"; "Grouse of the Western and North Western Prairies"; "Buffalo and Prairie-Wolves"; "Deer Hunting, Nocturnal and Aquatic"; "Hunting the Buffalo"; Native American; boats; guns; weapons.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1828-1834

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Peter Rindisbacher



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