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Pony Race

Justino Herrera

About The Pony Race

Written in graphite on the back of this wonderful painting: "A pony race between two Indian boys around the mountains and back home. Painted by Justino Herrera tribe Cochiti Pueblo Price $10.00"

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Gallery Price $1,500.00

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Written in graphite on the back of this wonderful painting: "A pony race between two Indian boys around the mountains and back home. Painted by Justino Herrera tribe Cochiti Pueblo Price $10.00"

About the Artist

(1920-2006) Justino Herrera was a farmer, born at Cochiti.  After serving in the U.S. Army in World War II, Herrera came home, married his sweetheart. He achieved his goal of farming, raising livestock and continuing his painting. His Cochiti name (Stimone) means A Bird. This artist is listed in all the prominent books on Native American painting: Snodgrass (1968), Brody (1971), Tanner (1973), Lester (1995).

Medium Gouache (opaque watercolor) on paperboard
Image size 12 7/8" height X 21" width
Paper size 14 1/4" height X 22" width
Signed "Justino Herrera" written on verso in graphite
Date of creation Circa 1945-1950
Condition Good. Mat staining around perimeter. Painting has been de-acidified.
Provenance Consigned by a Nevada collector HH
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