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Pueblo Ceremonial Dance No. 107

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Pueblo Ceremonial Dance No. 107

Artist: Gerard Curtis Delano (American, 1890 - 1972)

Date: after 1940
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 × 36 inches (76.2 × 91.4 cm)
Frame: 37 1/8 × 43 1/8 × 2 inches (94.3 × 109.5 × 5.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Signed: c Delano (lower left)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 2003
Object number: 31.256.1
Accession Number: 2003.4.1
Label Text:Attracted to the West, Delano claimed a homestead on Cataract Creek, Colorado, and later moved to Denver. From Colorado he made trips to Arizona and New Mexico to portray the Navajo and Pueblo peoples. In this painting he portrayed a complex scene of dancers, drummers, and observers at a ceremonial dance.
Provenance: Dr. Otey Johnson, Ardmore, Oklahoma; Estate of Dr. Otey Johnson; (Gerald Peters Gallery); (Santa Fe Art Auction, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 8, 2003); purchased November 10, 2003 through (Anderson O'Brien Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska) by Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art