"Female Nude with Ball," Drawing by Waano-Gano

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This academic drawing was executed by Joe Waano Gano, an important Native American artist with a prestigious career in California in the 1930s and 1940s. Born a Cherokee Indian (his name means "Bow-Arrow"), the artist studied with Christian von Schneideau in the 1920s before exhibiting widely in the 1930s and 1940s. Waano-Gano won a series of medals and prizes, painted murals in the Los Angeles General Hospital, and promoted the native art of the American Indian. This drawing is signed.
Details
Creator
Joe Waano-Gano (Designer)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1930s
Period
1930-1939
Materials and Techniques
Pencil
Paper
Other Characteristics
Pencil on paper
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
25in. H x 19in. W
63cm H x 48cm W
Dealer Location
Philadelphia, PA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1206018651432
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