Green Corn Dance

Awa Tsireh (Alfonso Roybal), San Ildefonso Pueblo / American, 1898 - 1955, San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge), Southwest

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before 1930

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on wove paper, mounted on board

Sheet: 29 1/2 × 21 1/4 in. (74.9 × 54 cm)

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

W.935.1.95

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Native American

Watercolor

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed. Label, on reverse: Machine-printed label with values entered by typewriter, affixed to backing: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. / 10 West Fifty-fourth Street, New York / Artist Awa Tsireh [underscored] / (American Indian) / Subject _____ / Date _____ / No. _____ ; machine-printed label with values entered in pen and ink, affixed to backing: The EXPOSITION of / INDIAN TRIBAL ARTS / INCORPORATED / TITLE Corn Dance / ARTIST Awa Tsireh / LOANED BY / Mrs. J.D. Rockefeller / NUMBER / 1004 / CAT. NO. / 156 / CIRCULATING UNDER THE AUSPICES OF / THE COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION

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.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 6, 2001-April 7, 2002.

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-Juy 15, 2019.

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15 - August 28, 1994.

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

Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, sponsored by the College Art Association, New York, no. 156, toured the United States and Europe, 1931-1933.

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

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Publication History

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 55.

Catalogue: Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, Inc., 578 Madison Avenue, New York, Endorsed and Circulated through the College Art Association, 1931, no. 156.

Provenance

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), by 1931; given to present collection, 1935.

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