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Medicine Maiden

Ralph "Gus" Kniffin

About The Medicine Maiden

This artist didn't paint.

His magnificent drawings are enough to support his categorization:  extraordinary artist

 

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Gallery Price $2,200.00

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This artist didn't paint.

His magnificent drawings are enough to support his categorization:  extraordinary artist

 

About the Artist

(Born 1946-2013) Apache/ Shoshone American Indian) A member of the San Carlos tribe, Kniffin was a painter who studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and specifically with Allan Houser, Charles Loloma and Fritz Scholder.

Kniffin won first place, a special award and two honorable mentions for his pen and ink drawings at the annual Scottsdale National in 1976.  He also won first prize and honorable mention at the Heard Annual Art Show in Phoenix (1976).  Kniffin was represented in Phoenix, Arizona by Gallery Three.  

He has been cited in Who's Who in American Art.

Medium Black ink and colored pencil on paper
Image size 26 1/4" height X 11 1/4" width
Frame 100% rag window mat, regular glass, copper-colored metal sectional molding (custom and archival)
Frame size 35 1/4" height X 19 3/4" width
Signed "Ralph 'Gus' Kniffin" at viewer's lower left
Date of creation 1983
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed.
Provenance Phoenix art collector BH
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