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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)

    Taos Ceremonial Drum

    Price Realised  

    Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)
    Taos Ceremonial Drum
    signed 'J H Sharp' (lower left)--signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Period Gallery West, Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Period Gallery West, Phoenix, Arizona, 1978, p. 19, illustrated.
    Period Gallery West, Phoenix, Arizona, 1979, p. 13, illustrated.
    Period Gallery West, Phoenix, Arizona, 1980, vol. II, p. 7, illustrated.
    F. Fenn, Teepee Smoke: A New Look into the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2007, p. 347, no. 4087.