Peter Rindisbacher

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Birthday
12, 1806
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Aug 12, 1834 (28)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1806
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Aug 12, 1834 (28)

About

Swiss-born watercolor artist and illustrator known for his Native American-themed artwork. His best-known paintings include Hunting the Buffalo, War dance of the Sauks and Foxes, and Inside of a Skin Tent.

Before Fame

He founded a St. Louis-based art studio in the late 1920s. Early in his career, he created magazine and book illustrations.

Trivia

His paintings and drawings frequently depicted the Sioux, Cree, and Anishinaabe people of Canada and America.

Family Life

He lived in Switzerland until the age of fifteen, at which point he emigrated with his family to Canada. He later lived in Wisconsin and Missouri.

Associated With

He and Arizona-born artist R.C. Gorman both became known for their Native American-themed paintings.