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    Sale 2072

    California, Western and American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    29 October 2008, Beverly Hills

  • Lot 49

    Henry Balink (1882-1963)

    War Chief of Zuni

    Price Realised  

    Henry Balink (1882-1963)
    War Chief of Zuni
    signed 'Henry.Balink.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    20¼ x 16 in. (51.4 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1925.


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    C.G. Wallace served as an interpreter for Balink and helped the artist to gain access and form close relationships to many of his Native American subjects.

    Provenance

    C.G. Wallace.
    Corinne Fowler & Co., Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Arthur J. Stegall, Jr.