Navajo Woman Holding Peyote Fan

Charlie Begay

Navajo Woman Holding Peyote Fan, Paintings by Charlie Begay
  • Begay painting
  • Navajo painting
  • peyote fan
Marked Down $125.00
Gallery Price $300.00
Title
Navajo Woman Holding Peyote Fan
Artist
Charlie Begay
Medium
Acrylic paint on paper board
Signed
"Charlie Begay 77" at viewer's lower right with feather below artist's name
Date of creation
1977
Condition
Fair, scattered dark smudges along right side of composition, below peyote bird at upper right corner, below peyote fan and near signature.
Provenance
CPL, a collection in Texas
Board size
15 1/2" height X 13 1/4" width
About The Navajo Woman Holding Peyote Fan

A highly imaginative composition portraying the peyote bird spirits emanating from the peyote fan held by the Navajo woman.

About Charlie Begay

Charlie Begay is a Navajo painter who was active as an artist in the late 20th century. In the late 1970s he exhibited at the Annual American Indian Art Exhibition at the Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His work is included in the Heritage Center Collection at the Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

Other Works By Charlie Begay:
  • Peyote Culture Tools, Paintings by Charlie Begay
  • Peyote Bird Nocturne, Paintings by Charlie Begay
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians, Female

Keywords

Charlie Begay, Begay painting, Navajo painting, peyote fan