Museum Quality Giclee on Canvas. Photo and illustration by Frank Allnutt.
Inspired by the sculpture of James Earle Fraser.
The End of the Trail
Giclées on Canvas from $75
Giclées on Canvas from $75
Small Flat 11” h x 17” w
Large Flat 16” h x 24” w
Gallery Wrap 12” h x 18” w
Gallery Wrap 14” h x 21” w
Floater 16” h x 24” w
Blue Pine 16” h x 24” w
Rustic 16” h x 24” w
5 Cards 7" x 5"
• Museum Quality—frameable!
• 5 cards and envelopes
• 5" x 7" no glare matte finish
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The history of James Earle Fraser's"The End of the Trail"
This doleful image of a battle-weary brave on his war pony is one of the most recognized symbols of the American West. By many it is viewed as a reverent memorial to a great and valiant people. To some Native Americans, however, it is viewed as a reminder of defeat and subjugation a century ago.
The monumental, 18-foot plaster sculpture was created by James Earle Fraser for San Francisco’s 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and received the exposition’s Gold Medal for sculpture.
The subject of immediate popular acclaim, the image was widely reproduced in postcard, print, curio and miniature form.
Although Fraser hoped his masterpiece would be cast in bronze and placed on Presidio Point overlooking San Francisco Bay, material restrictions during the First World War made the project impossible. Instead, in 1920, the city of Visalia, California, obtained the discarded statue and placed it in Mooney Park, where it remained, in a gradually deteriorating condition, for 48 years.
In 1968, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum acquired this original plaster statue, restored it to its original magnificence, and made it a focal point of the museum. Fraser regretted that he never copyrighted the sculpture.
Frank's Museum Quality Giclées on Canvas
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We offer free shipping, insurance and tracking of your purchase. Art is carefully packaged and fully insured for shipment via USPS, UPS, or FedEx. A signed Certificate of Authenticity is included. If your art arrives damaged, please keep all shipping materials and email the carrier immediately to arrange for full insurance reimbursement. We ship only to the contiguous 48 states.
How we produce our product All giclées on canvas ordered from us are custom-produced, one at a time (not mass-produced), with professional software, wide format printer, archival non-glare matte canvas and vivid, long-lasting pigment inks. We also make our own frames (see below). We normally ship within three days. Digital Imaging
Our digital imaging is a complex process that prepares the original photo for printing, and entails selecting the best color, canvas, and printing settings to produce museum quality giclees on canvas with rich and vivid colors that can be cherished with endearing legacy for a lifetime.
Our museum quality canvas has a matte surface that reduces glare and requires no glass framing. It is laboratory rated for more than 100 years of normal display life.
UltraChrome HDR Pigment Inks
Our giclée prints are created with 10 Epson UltraChrome HDR pigment ink colors, with far greater gamut (color range) than photographic dye on paper prints. Our process achieves rich and vivid colors that, when the art is properly displayed, the ink is lightfast for up to 200 years. Our giclees are given a UV and moisture resistant lacquer coating.
For info on custom giclees for photographers and artists email Frank.
Greeting Cards • Museum Quality Giclées—frameable! • 5 cards (same image) and envelopes per package • 5" x 7" printed on no glare matte photo paper •
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Ready to Hang Gallery-Wrapped Giclées on Canvas
Gallery-wrapped edges allow you to hang your giclée with or without a frame. Gallery wrapped canvases are mounted on light-weight hidden wood frames that reduce shipping costs and are ready to hang. No wire or metal hangers are needed. A picture's background is either wrapped around the sides of the frame, which is 1" to 1.5" wide, or edges of the picture are "mirrored" on the sides (as pictured). Some Gallery Wraps will have solid color on the sides. Can also be mounted in a traditional frame.
Blue-Stained Pine Frames
Sometimes called "Beetle-Killed Pine," the subtle hues in this wood can range from rust red to brown to blue-gray. While this wood is too soft for construction purposes, we turn it into beautiful picture frames.
Reclaimed Wood Frames
Also known as "Barnwood."
We consider such wood to be artifacts, and salvage it from local structures slated for demolition. We then give the old and weathered wood "new life" as picture frames.
Flat Giclées on Canvas
Flat giclées on canvas are not mounted or framed, and are Priority Mailed rolled and shipped in sturdy USPS containers. Flats are ready for the customer to have stretched on wooden bars or board-mounted for framing. Sizes up to 12" x 18" have 2" white borders. Larger sizes have 2" borders on long sides and half-inch borders on the other two sides. Board-mounting is recommended.
Ready to Hang Framed art has three holes ready for hanging. We recommend using the outer two holes. Simply hang them on well anchored screw or nails. Rock art, because of its heavier weight has one or two steel rings on nylon hangers that are attached to the rock's back with quarter-inch bolts and nuts secured in holes that run completely through the rocks.
Customer Satisfaction Guarantee
We are committed to produce art of museum quality. Each uniquely-produced giclée and frame is carefully inspected for quality prior to shipping. Each giclée on canvas carries a guarantee against production defects. In event of such a defect, please contact us within 14 days to arrange return shipping, and we will replace the defective art. Returns for any other reason are not accepted. If art is damaged in shipping, please contact the shipper for resolution.
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Frank Allnutt, photographer, artist and best-selling author, has been producing giclées on canvas since 1994. His broad professional experience includes Walt Disney public relations manager, advertising agency owner, book and magazine publisher, and producer of Christian TV specials, weekly programs, and instructional videos. He makes his home on a sprawling, historic cattle and hay ranch in the central Colorado Rocky Mountains.