Eagle Dance

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


before 1931

Gouache on cardboard

Sheet: 11 × 9 3/4 in. (27.9 × 24.8 cm)

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



Place Made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Southwest

Not on view


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

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

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.

Publication History

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 16.


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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