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Creator Name: Tsireh, Awa
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: ca 1895-ca. 1955
Biography: Member of both Navajo and San ildefonso tribal groups. Self-taught. Additional artists in the family includehis mother Alfoncita Roybal, aunt TonitaRoybal, uncle Crecencio Martinez, uncle Juan and sister Santana Martinez(the daughter-in-law of Julian Martinez head of another artistic family). Was the leader of the San Ildefonsoartists.
Creator Name-CRT: Awa Tsireh
Title: Buffalo Dancers
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1930
Creation End Date: 1940
Creation Date: ca. 1930-1940
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions: sheet: 11 x 14 in. (28.0 x 35.6 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower right in ink: Awa Tsireh-back upper left in pencil: Buffalo (illegible)urlerdanceback upper left in pencil: $6 50 (erased) (50 underlined)back upper right inpencil: D-66back upper left in pencil: #146/Nadse(illegible)-Book Shop (written at anangle)backing mat verso upper left in pencil: #D-66 (in a box)
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1979.144.45
Credit Line: Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice Rossin
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1979.144.45
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
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