Pueblo Dancer

Popovi Da

Pueblo Dancer, Paintings by Popovi  Da
  • Popovi Da painting
Savvy Price $1,250.00
Gallery Price $1,850.00
Title
Pueblo Dancer
Artist
Popovi Da
Medium
Watercolor on ivory paper
Sight size
9 7/8" height X 8" width
Frame
Maple wood molding was utilized. Suggest archival mat boards and UV filtering glass be substituted.
Frame size
17 3/4" height X 14 3/4" width
Signed
"Po Povi Da" at lower center
Condition
Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance
RF-59
About The Pueblo Dancer

Dancers carrying short staffs do so to suggest the forelegs of the animal they represent.

Popovi Da's signature is precision personafied, as is his painting style.

About Popovi Da
Maria Martinez's son (1923-1971), this San Ildefonso potter, painter, silversmith and designer, collaborated with his mother to make pottery.  His name translates to Red Fox.  He was also known as Tony Martinez; Popovi-Da Martinez; Popovi Da Martinez; Popovi and Popovida.

Popovi Da also served as Governor of San Ildefonso Pueblo.

He is referenced in every major publication naming important American Indian paintings and pottery.  Numerous museums are proud to include his pottery as well as his paintings.  One volume indicates that after his father's death in 1943, "he did little painting".
Cultures

American Indian

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians, Dance

Keywords

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