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Ponca Holy Man

Franklin Fireshaker

About The Ponca Holy Man

This Oklahoma artist's work is entirely elegant, while culturally informing.

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This Oklahoma artist's work is entirely elegant, while culturally informing.

About the Artist (1918-2008)  This Ponca artist was touted as a student of Ponca history and customs.  Franklin Fireshaker became an authority on Indian dances and was a frequent judge at tribal dance contests.

Fireshaker's paintings were known to have depicted traditions, legends and rituals of the Ponca tribe.  His work is included in the permanent collection of the Gilcrease Museum as well as the Philbrook Art Center.
Medium Casein watercolor on paper board
Sight size 28" height X 36 1/2" width
Frame Paper contact window mat, hand-wrapped linen window mat, regular glass, antiqued wood molding
Frame size 38 1/2" height X 47 1/2" width
Signed "Fireshaker '73" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation 1973
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance Jo Bur
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