Rug Dancer

Kyrate Tuvahoema

Rug Dancer, Paintings by Kyrate Tuvahoema
  • Tuvahoema painting
  • Hopi painting
Savvy Price $950.00
Gallery Price $1,500.00
Title
Rug Dancer
Artist
Kyrate Tuvahoema
Medium
Gouache (opaque watercolor) on warm tan paper
Paper size
9 1/2" height X 6" width
Frame
Float mounted against black mat board, regular glass, black finished wood molding
Frame size
15" height X 11 7/8" width
Signed
"K. Tuvahoema Hopi" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation
Prior to 1942
Condition
Fair to good, due to mild staining below and beside the figure
Provenance
RF
About The Rug Dancer

Tuvahoema's brief lifespan of just 28 years contributed to the relative scarcity of the artist's paintings.

About Kyrate Tuvahoema
(1914-1942) Hopi painter known for his depictions of katsina figures.

Tuvahoema's paintings are in the collections of the Museum of American Indian (New York, Heye Foundation) and in the Gilcrease Museum (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Cultures

American Indian, Hopi

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians, Dance

Keywords

Kyrate Tuvahoema, Tuvahoema painting, Hopi painting