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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Sharp, Joseph Henry 115
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Indian 729
Date:
ca. 1920
Dimensions:
H: 16 in, width: 20.125 in, Frame height: 20.875 in, Frame width: 24.875 in, frame depth: 2.25 in
Title:
Crucita - Old Hopi Dress
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William S. Moorer.
Gloss:
In Taos, Sharp found Indians who were willing to pose for his paintings. Crucita was his favorite female model, and she probably posed for as many as sixty-five of his paintings.
Inscription:
LR: J H. Sharp.
Accession Number:
25.65

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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