Free flowing lines capture a moment time for this dancer, his leg raised, grasping a pipe, wearing multi-colored gauntlets.
|About the Artist||(1898-1974) One of the Five Kiowas, Stephen Mopope was one of a group of Native American artists who were brought to the University of Oklahoma by Oscar Jacobsen in 1926 and provided with studio space and materials. Subsequently they attracted international attention at the Prague exposition. He was also a part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) program and executed murals for public buildings.
|Medium||Water-based pigment on paper|
|Sight size||12 1/2" height X 9 1/2" width|
|Frame||Contact mat is Alpha mat board (PH balanced), regular glass, pale blue finished wood molding|
|Frame size||20 1/2" height X 17 1/4" width|
|Signed||"Mopope" at viewer's lower right|
|Date of creation||Circa 1965-1970|
|Condition||Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed.|
|Provenance||JMB, acquired from Oklahoma Indian Art, Doris Littrell|