Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
C. Szwedzicki: The North American Indian Works
Record:
Work Record ID:
58
Reproduction Record ID:
58
Work Class:
depictions
Work Type:
print
Title:
Pueblo Indian painting; 50 reproductions of watercolor paintings by Indian artists of the New Mexican pueblos of San Ildefonso and Sia
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
Avanyu or Plumed Serpent
Title Type:
constructed title
Measurements:
14.45 x 15.55 in (36.70 x 39.50 cm) on sheet 14.70 x 19.35 in (37.34 x 49.15 cm)
Measurement Type:
dimensions
Material:
paper (fiber product)
Material Type:
support
Inscription:
Below Image Right: Richard Martinez
Inscription:
Above Image Right: 26 [Plate Number]
Creator:
Martinez, Richard, 1904-1987
Creator Dates:
1904-1987
Creator Nationality:
San Ildefonso
Creator Name Variant:
Opa Mu Nu
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Date:
1932
Repository:
Archives and Rare Books Library, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Repository Type:
current repository
ID Number:
ARB RB Oversize E98.A7 P88
ID Number Type:
call number
ID Number:
26
ID Number Type:
plate number
Style Period:
Indian art--North America
Style Period:
Pueblo (Native American style)
Culture:
Native American
Culture:
San Ildefonso
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Clouds
Subject:
Decoration and ornament--Animal forms
Subject:
Decoration and ornament--Landforms
Subject:
Decoration and ornament--Sky forms
Subject:
Mountains
Subject:
Rain and rainfall
Subject:
Avanyu (Mythical animal)
Related Work:
Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939. Pueblo Indian painting; 50 reproductions of watercolor paintings by Indian artists of the New Mexican pueblos of San Ildefonso and Sia, with introduction and notes by Dr. Hartley Burr Alexander. Nice (France): C. Szwedzicki, [c1932].
Description:
From Pueblo Indian Painting. p. 16: Highly conventionalized Avanyu, or Plumed Serpent, after the manner of the vase painters (cf. Plate 15). The general effect strikingly resembles Hopi design, but the elements of the figure are native to San Ildefonso.
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Avanyu or Plumed Serpent