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Crescent Moon over TeePee

Ray Darby

About The Crescent Moon over TeePee

Nightfall presents a teepee and a curing hide in silhouette below the sliver of a moon.

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Description

Nightfall presents a teepee and a curing hide in silhouette below the sliver of a moon.

About the Artist

(1938-2016) Thayhaiya was this Kiowa artist's Indian name. It translates to Hunting Horse.  

Ray's formative years traveling and singing with his family's gospel group.  He could sing and play both the guitar and the piano.  After having married Ella Glasbow of Lawton, Oklahoma, they traveled and sang together as a couple, forming the Darby Indian Singers.  Later Mr. Darby became a preacher.

A painting of an Indian dancer by Ray Darby is in the the Museum of the American Indian's permanent collection. He is listed in The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters and in Jeanne Snodgrass's publication American Indian Painters.

Medium Watercolor on black mat board
Signed "Hunting Horse 79 Kiowa" at viewer's lower right, also on verso (see last photo)
Date of creation 1979
Condition Good, there is a small smudge in the black background at upper left.
Provenance Consigned by a Tennessee collector SuT
Board size 22" height X 17" width