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Winged Victory, (painting)

Painter:
Higgins, Victor 1884-1949
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New Mexico Museum of Art 107 West Palace Avenue Santa Fe New Mexico 87504
Date:
Ca. 1914-1918
Notes:
Porter, Dean A., "Victor Higgins: an American master," Salt Lake City : Peregrine Smith Books (Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame), 1991, no. 1.
"Light & color: images from New Mexico: masterpieces from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico," Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1981.
Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, "Handbook of the collections, 1917-1974," Santa Fe: The Museum, 1974.
Eldredge, Charles C., Julie Schimmel & William H. Truettner, "Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American Art, 1986, fig. 36.
Summary:
Colorful interior with columns depicting a heroic-size headless winged sculpture (Nike), a male bust, and a gathering of figures under a wall painting also depicting a crowd of figures. In the foreground a woman wearing a green dress leans on a red coat which is draped over a railing.
Topic:
Architecture interior--Art Building--Museum
Object--Art Object--Sculpture
Mythology--Classical--Nike
Object--Art Object--Painting
Figure group
Control number:
IAP 86060006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231601

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