Gourd Dance

Stephen Mopope, American / Ka'igwu, 1898 - 1974, Ka'igwu (Kiowa), Southern Plains, Plains

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before 1930

Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper

Sheet: 8 7/16 x 11 9/16 in. (21.4 x 29.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

W.935.1.84

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Native American

Watercolor

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: Mopope

Exhibition History

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.

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Taylor Hall, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, February 1941.

Publication History

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. 241.

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 34.

Provenance

Purchased by Miss Elizabeth White (1878-1972), Santa Fe, New Mexico for Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, 1930; given to present collection, 1935.

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