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Watercolor painting of Corn Dance

Creator:
Awa Tsireh, 1898-1955  Search this
Donor:
Evans, Victor J.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
ca. 1931
Biographical / Historical:
Artist won first prize at first Inter-Tribal Arts Exposition, New York, 1931. This is reported to be the first such show for Indian artists (informaton, initialed jce (Ewers) on original PL catalog card.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 362,107

NAA INV 08820000
Local Note:
The subject (corn dance) was identified April 1, 1978, by sister of the artist, Santana Martinez. (information initialed wcs (Sturtevant) on original PL catalog card.
Topic:
Corn Dance -- San Ildefonso  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 362,107, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS362107
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms362107
Online Media:

Awa Tsireh, 1898-1955: Adult Bison with Young Bison

Collection Creator:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959  Search this
Container:
Map-case Artwork
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
painting
Collection Restrictions:
There are no restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Literary property rights to unpublished material in the collection in the National Anthropological Archives has been given to the public.
Collection Citation:
Acee Blue Eagle Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1973-51, File INV_08784400
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Acee Blue Eagle papers
Acee Blue Eagle papers / Series 3: Artwork / 3.2: Other
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1973-51-ref1603

Awa Tsireh: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Awa Tsireh 1898-1955  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF003297
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_142084

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Awa Tsireh 1898-1955  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002619
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2619

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Awa Tsireh 1898-1955  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Ceremony--Dance  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Dress--Ceremonial--Indian Dress  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002620
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2620

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Awa Tsireh 1898-1955  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Dress--Ceremonial--Indian Dress  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002621
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2621

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Awa Tsireh 1898-1955  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002622
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2622

Matachina Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (35.9 x 24.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1919
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Literature\unknown\The Monarch in the Matachina  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ea7a4f76-ed5c-4017-9301-ca09f7e73cdd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.10

Navajo Yebijhi Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (29.1 x 20.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1919
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian\Navajo  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk733ef7054-941e-4a49-98d1-fa02c04ead52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.11

Indian Boy and Pony

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. (30.1 x 27.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1919
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79b081608-10ca-4570-8ba6-9eb12ff2d167
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.12

Basket Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Basket Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7beaeb5cb-5f7b-45fd-9fe3-bb6b70adfbf5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.13

Basket Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Basket Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77b032e44-8265-4ab1-bad3-172867d7f5eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.14

Hunting Priest, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk753ee0f8f-197b-487b-bbcf-12c77aa4b61b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.15

Comanche Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Ceremony\dance\War Dance  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Comanche  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk784d4b192-3422-4156-b2eb-befac598100c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.16

Buffalo Mother, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75568c05b-9abd-4c02-bcfd-8489091bc64e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.17

Buffalo Man, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (29.1 x 20.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76d860c00-ed0b-4201-8ec5-31bb967a54f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.18

Zuni Shalako Figure

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, ink, and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (38.3 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1925-1930
Topic:
Figure\full length  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Indian dress  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Zuni  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e97d261c-ab76-4106-9c32-349d5b1ee81e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.19

Eagle Dancers

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, ink, and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (23.5 x 34.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Eagle Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7500553e0-47de-4eca-887b-3f7796827d55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.2

Hopi Snake Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (27.5 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Hopi  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Snake Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk771e86a1a-f845-42a4-b2e1-fda8ca82e0df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.20

Acoma War Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, ink, and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. (27.4 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1925
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\War Dance  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Acoma  Search this
Object\musical instrument\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fb40ae50-9007-43d7-a207-80d1b497af03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.21

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