Winter Moon

CJ Wells

Winter Moon, Paintings by CJ Wells
  • Wells painting
Item Purchased
Marked Down $4,800.00
Gallery Price $8,000.00
Title
Winter Moon
Artist
CJ Wells
Medium
Oil on linen
Canvas size
40" height X 38" width
Frame
Silver antiqued wood molding
Frame size
43" height X 40 7/8" width
Signed
"Wells © '85" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation
1985
Condition
Excellent, as appeared framed
Provenance
From the famed Albion Fenderson collection APF
About The Winter Moon

Central to composition is standing female figure wearing a buckskin dress, heavily beaded in front.  She is also wearing a blue outer garment.  Her eyes are orange and yellow, lending a mysterious aire to this woman.

About CJ Wells

(Born 1952) This Santa Fe artist shares both Native American and Hispanic heritages. Wells is known for portraits of American Indian warriors and children, often depicting her subject with glowing "yellow eyes" signifying traditional respect for the "Holiness of the Earth and animals".

She is also a poet that relates nicely to her paintings. She studied art at UCLA and at Eastern College in Billings, Montana.

Cultures

American Indian, Women Artists

Medium

Paintings

Subject

Female, American Indians

Keywords

CJ Wells, Wells painting