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Apaches Visiting in Taos

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Apaches Visiting in Taos

Artist: Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (American, 1874 - 1952)

Date: before 1934
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 × 40 inches (88.9 × 101.6 cm)
Frame: 39 × 44 × 1 5/8 inches (99.1 × 111.8 × 4.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 171 (reverse, top center of stretcher)
Signed: O. E. BERNINGHAUS/ TAOS, N.M. (lower right)
Credit Line: Partial Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965 and Partial Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1973
Object number: 31.24.65
Accession Number: 1965.2.328
Label Text:Berninghaus' painting depicts the many visitors who came to Taos Pueblo for the San Geronimo Fiesta, observed annually September 29-30.
Provenance: Artist; by inheritance to his wife Winifred Berninghaus, Taos, New Mexico; purchased October 13, 1953 by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; ½ interest bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation [1]; remaining ½ interest gifted June 15, 1973 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation by Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. Owned jointly by H.J. Lutcher Stark and Nelda C. Stark until his death at which point his ½ interest was bequeathed to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation.
Exhibitions:
  • Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950
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