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Creek Family Life

Fred Beaver

About The Creek Family Life

A beautifully balanced composition depicting every day life amongst family members to include their dog, rooster and chickens.

Savvy Price $3,500.00

Gallery Price $4,200.00

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Description

A beautifully balanced composition depicting every day life amongst family members to include their dog, rooster and chickens.

About the Artist

(1911-1980, Creek/ Seminole) Fred Beaver "Eka La Nee" (Brown Head) was a painter and a muralist, who graduated from Eufaula High School and attended Bacone College.

Under the Five Civilized Tribes Agency, he served as a clerk and interpreter.  Beaver was honored with the Waite Phillips Outstanding Indian Artist Trophy.  In 1979 he won the Wolf Robe Hunt award at the Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa during the 34th Annual American Indian Artists Exhibition.

He was best known for his portrayals of Creek and Seminole life.  This artist was especially diligent about researching details and authentic costumes. 

Medium Tempera on paper
Sight size 17 1/4" height X 22" width
Frame Three PH balanced window mats, regular glass, dark wood molding
Frame size 25 1/4" height X 30 1/2" width
Signed "Fred Beaver 1967" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation 1967
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed.
Provenance Acquired from Oklahoma Indian Art Gallery in Oklahoma City, JMB collection
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