Green Corn Dance

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

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about 1920-21

Gouache on paper

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 1/2 in. (28.6 × 39.4 cm)

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

W.935.1.94

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: 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 Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 17-December 30, 2019.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Carpenter Hall Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976

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

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 9.

C. Norris Millington, "American Indian Water Colors," The American Magazine of Art, August 1932, p. 86., ill.

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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