Coyote Woman in the City

Harry Fonseca, Maidu / American, 1946 - 2006
Maidu
California culture

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1979

Acrylic, glitter, sequins and foil on canvas

Overall: 30 × 24 in. (76.2 × 61 cm)

Frame: 31 × 25 in. (78.7 × 63.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Class of 1962

P.989.10

Geography

Place Made: Greenville, United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Native American

Painting

Native American: California Culture

On view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: Fonseca/1979; inscribed, in felt tip pen, on stretcher reverse: COYOTE #35 C [copyright] Fonseca 78/"COYOTE WOMAN [sic]

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Nichols, Winter 2012

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 107, Coloring the Western Canon, Chloe Jung, June 25 - August 21, 2022, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Harry Fonseca, Los Llanos Gallery, Santa Fe, 1981.

Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-April 8, 1990.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Portrait of the Artist as an Indian / Portrait of the Indian as an Artist, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 23, 2020.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.69, no.45.

Angela Rosenthal and David Bindman, No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003,p.607, ill. 9.3

Colin G. Calloway, First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012, p. 607, ill.9.3

Provenance

Los Llanos Gallery; sold to anonymous donor, 1981; given to present collection, 1989.

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