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Horses were one of Johnson's preferred subjects and are shown here with their Indian riders under the starry skies he favored.
Johnson began his career illustrating the Western novels of Zane Grey.
The artist moved to California in 1920, where he began painting cowboys and Indians.
The artist; Clyde Forsyth; purchased by W. J. Holliday, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1953; purchased by Harrison Eiteljorg, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1965; give to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1973.