Green Corn Dancer

Tonita Vigil Pena (Quah Ah), San Ildefonso Pueblo / American, 1893 - 1949, San Ildefonso Pueblo (P‘o-Woh-Ge-Owinge), Southwest

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before 1931

Gouache on cardboard

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 7 1/8 in. (28.6 × 18.1 cm)

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

W.935.1.90

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Native American

Watercolor

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: Quah Ah / Tonita Pena

Course History

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America: Studio Painting, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8-June 3, 1979.

Native American Studio School Watercolors, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October--December, 2010.

Generations in Modern Pueblo Painting: The Art of Tonita Pena and Joe Herrera, Fred Jone Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, January 25-April 8, 2018.

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

W. Jackson Rushing III, Generations in Modern Pueblo Painting, The Art of Tonita Pena and Joe Herrera, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018, ill. p. 55, plate 13.

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 14.

Provenance

Eastern Association for Indian Affairs sale at Miss Wheelwright's [Mary Cabot Wheelwright (1878-1958)], North East Harbor, Maine, August, 1931; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948); given to present collection, 1935.

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