Old Time War Dancer
James Auchiah, Ka'igwu / American, 1906 - 1975
Opaque watercolor on green wove paper
Sheet: 9 7/16 × 6 5/8 in. (24 × 16.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Signed and dated, lower right corner: Auchiah - 30
NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013
Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Taylor Hall, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, February 1941.
Indian Fair, Kiowa, Oklahoma, 1930, First Prize.
The Arts of Native America: Studio Painting, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8 - June 3, 1979.
American Magazine of Art, 1932, p. 91.
Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 28.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 108, ill. p. 225.
Purchased for Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948) by Miss Elizabeth White (1878-1972), Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1930; given to present collection, 1935.
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu