The Cowboy in Art
Ed Ainsworth (Author)
When Cortes landed in Veracruz in 1519, a band of Aztec artists dispatched by Montezuma hastily sketched pictures of a new and terrifying monster that accompanied the Spaniards - a strange four-legged creature with a tail like straws and the body of a man rising from its shoulders. These drawings were the first pictorial representations of a man on horseback created in the New World. Horses spread rapidly throughtout South America and ultimately wild hordes invaded Texas and California. The era of the American cowboy was born.
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