This web site is about the art and life of Robert Lindneux an American Western Artist 1871-1970. Whether you enjoy history, fine art, or Native and Western American culture, this web site will be of interest to you. In addition to learning about a wonderful western American artist and his life, we hope you discover something new and interesting. If you are in the area of a museum that has any of Lindneux’s paintings we encourage you to go visit them in person. Whether by Lindneux or another artist, pixilated images on a computer screen don’t do justice to the works of fine art that you will discover there.
Who was Robert Lindneux and why is his life story important?
First and foremost Robert Lindneux was an American Western Artist and the importance of his life story is found on the canvases he created. The broad spectrum of subjects he portrayed certainly supports his being referred to as the, “Historian of the West” and his presentation of our shared history demonstrates a collective and distinctive interpretation of our past. A witness to some of the most significant transformations in the American West between 1871 and 1970 a huge volume of history and culture is captured within his art, memoir, correspondence, scrapbooks, photos and memorabilia, all of which make up an overwhelming archive about the life of an American Artist and the West he loved and hoped to preserve. The importance and value of researching, analyzing, preserving and publishing this archive extends too many fields including education, history, art, culture, and political, ethnic and social studies.