Koshare Minstrel 1

Allen Bahe

Koshare Minstrel 1, Paintings by Allen  Bahe
  • Bahe painting
  • Navajo painting
Marked Down $450.00
Gallery Price $650.00
Title
Koshare Minstrel 1
Artist
Allen Bahe
Medium
Acrylic on paper board
Sight size
23 3/4" height X 17 3/4" width
Frame
Two alpha mat boards, Plexiglas, black metal sectional molding
Frame size
32 1/4" height X 26 1/4" width
Signed
"Bahe" at viewer's lower left
Date of creation
Early 1980's
Condition
Excellent (art). Minor scratches on Plexiglas.
Provenance
BrBr, Arizona art collector
About The Koshare Minstrel 1

This guitar strumming Koshare figure is serenading the moon and SHE is swooning up above.  The setting is strictly southwestern with a sahuaro and prickly pear cacti beside him.

A pair of brown mice are dancing below at viewer's lower right.

About Allen Bahe

(Born 1959, Navajo) Bahe's painting was chosen for the 1993 Poster for the Coconino Center for the Arts. He won an honorable mention at the Navajo Show at the Museum of Northern Arizona the same year.

For several years he participated in the Festival of Native American Arts Outdoor Market. Bahe has also shown his paintings at Pueblo Grande Festival (1993), Litchfield Park Festival (1994) and at Legends of the West (1994).

In recent years Bahe has participated in the Heard Museum's Indian Market held in March annually. His paintings are also marketed through the Heard Museum's shop throughout the year.

Other Works By Allen Bahe:
  • Koshare Minstrel 2, Paintings by Allen  Bahe
  • Single Yei Be Chai Dancer Gripping Evergreen Sprigs, Paintings by Allen  Bahe
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians, Humorous

Keywords

Al Bahe, Bahe painting, Navajo painting