Awa Tsireh / Antelope / ca. 1925-1930Awa Tsireh
ca. 1925-1930

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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: Antelope
Title Type: Title
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Creation Start Date: 1925
Creation End Date: 1930
Creation Date: ca. 1925-1930
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions: sheet: 11 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (28.5 x 36.2 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower right in ink: Awa Tsirehback upper right in pencil: #70 (in a box)backing matupper left in pencil: #70 (in a box)back center in pencil: 6/142 (written sideways)
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1979.144.29
Credit Line: Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1979.144.29
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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