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Big Tree

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Big Tree

Artist: Victor Higgins (American, 1884 - 1949)

Date: c. 1924-1927
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 24 inches (61 x 61 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: Victor Higgins/ Taos/ N.M. (reverse, on canvas); Cottonwood & Cedars {pencil}/ Cotton wood & Cedars V Higgins {blue pencil}/ Big Tree {white paint with circle around Big Tree} (reverse, on stretcher, in pencil)
Signed: Victor Higgins (lower right)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.17.5
: 1965.1.772.
Provenance: Artist; Joan Higgins Reed, Taos, New Mexico (daughter and heir of artist) [1]; purchased Janurary 4, 1957 by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. Jane Hiatt of La Fonda Art Gallery was the go-between for the sale and shipping but the check was made out to Mrs. Joan Reed.