Untitled Strident Song

Ralph "Gus" Kniffin

Untitled  Strident Song, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
Savvy Price $900.00
Gallery Price $1,250.00
Title
Untitled Strident Song
Artist
Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
Medium
Black ink and colored pencil on paper
Image size
9" diameter
Frame
Single Alpha window mat (ph balanced), regular glass, circular wood molding (custom)
Frame size
23" diameter
Signed
"Ralph 'Gus' Kniffin 7 26 77" diagonally near singing spirit
Date of creation
1977
Condition
Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance
AP Fenderson collection
About The Untitled Strident Song

Pristine control over his medias, both dry and wet, Gus Kniffin's compositions integrate  emotional content as well.

About Ralph "Gus" Kniffin

(Born 1946-2013) Apache/ Shoshone American Indian) A member of the San Carlos tribe, Kniffin was a painter who studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and specifically with Allan Houser, Charles Loloma and Fritz Scholder.

Kniffin won first place, a special award and two honorable mentions for his pen and ink drawings at the annual Scottsdale National in 1976.  He also won first prize and honorable mention at the Heard Annual Art Show in Phoenix (1976).  Kniffin was represented in Phoenix, Arizona by Gallery Three.  

He has been cited in Who's Who in American Art.

Other Works By Ralph "Gus" Kniffin:
  • Forever, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
  • Nature Surrounds Her, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
  • They Saw Man for the First Time, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
  • They're Still Running, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
  • Woman Wearing Neckbands, Drawings by Ralph "Gus" Kniffin
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Drawings

Subject

American Indians

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