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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: Dog Dancers
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1917
Creation End Date: 1925
Creation Date: ca. 1917-1925
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions: sheet: 9 x 13 5/8 in. (22.8 x 34.7 cm.)
Inscriptions: back upper left in ink: The Dog-Dance-San Ildefonso./by Awa-Tsireh-lower left inpencil: 11back upper left in pencil: 11 (in a circle)backing mat verso upper left inballpoint pen and ink: The Dog Dance/San Ildefonso/awa Tsireh
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1979.144.8
Credit Line: Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice Rossin
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1979.144.8
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
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