Detail View: C. Szwedzicki: The North American Indian Works: Koshare

Work Record ID: 
52
Reproduction Record ID: 
52
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: 
Koshare
Title Type: 
constructed title
Measurements: 
17.05 x 7.80 in (43.31 x 19.81 cm) on sheet 19.35 x 14.70 in (49.15 x 37.34 cm)
Measurement Type: 
dimensions
Material: 
paper (fiber product)
Material Type: 
support
Inscription: 
Below Image Center: Richard Martinez
Inscription: 
Above Image Right: 20 [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
Location: 
San Ildefonso Pueblo (N.M.)
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: 
20
ID Number Type: 
plate number
Style Period: 
Indian art--North America
Style Period: 
Pueblo (Native American style)
Culture: 
Native American
Culture: 
San Ildefonso
Subject: 
Breechcloths
Subject: 
Face painting
Subject: 
Garters
Subject: 
Wristbands
Subject: 
Body painting
Subject: 
Headdresses
Subject: 
Sashes (Costume)
Subject: 
Clowns
Subject: 
Deer
Subject: 
Gifts
Subject: 
Koshare (Koyaala)
Subject: 
Neckties
Subject: 
Rabbits
Subject: 
Watermelons
Subject: 
Wood poles
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: Ceremonial clowns, generally known under the Keres Name Koshare, who seem to represent both ancestral spirits and daemonic powers or genii (cf. Plate 5), here shown engaged in the comic sport of climbing a greased pole for gifts. Map references: San Ildefonso Pueblo (N.M.)
Reproduction Rights Statement: 
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