Navajo Senior Couple

Nelson Tsosie

Navajo Senior Couple , Drawings by Nelson Tsosie
  • Tsosie pastel
  • Navajo pastel
  • Navajo Senior Couple
Marked Down $750.00
Gallery Price $950.00
Title
Navajo Senior Couple
Artist
Nelson Tsosie
Medium
Pastel on paper
Sight size
16 1/4" height X 15 1/2" width
Frame
Rough hewn wood fillet, tan suede fabric wrapped mat, regular glass, rustic wood molding.
Frame size
24 1/2" height X 24" width
Signed
" Tsosie ©" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation
Circa 1990
Condition
Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance
Pa Ste
About The Navajo Senior Couple

Each sports turquoise jewelry easily.  He, (hat band, earrings, heishi necklace with dangling jaclas finished by a concho belt).  She (a cuff, neklace and earrings).  

Their union has stood the test of time, it is clear.

About Nelson Tsosie
(Born 1961, Navajo)  "Nelson Tsosie is well known for his pastel portraits and figure studies of contemporary and traditional Navajo people set against their native landscape."  His work as a sculptor working in stone as well as bronze is also highly regarded.

Tsosie's work is included in books and magazines highlighting the talents of Navajo artists.  His awards are plentiful beginning in 1986.  

Of course Tsosie's work is in the collection of the Navajo Nation Museum located in Window Rock, Arizona.

Tsosie.com is the artist's website
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Drawings

Subject

American Indians, Genre

Keywords

Nelson Tsosie, Tsosie pastel, Navajo pastel, Navajo Senior Couple