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Catalog Number

CAS 0370-0925   CAS 0370-0925; Painting
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Painting
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1958
Collection Name Elkus Collection (Native American)
Materials India ink and watercolor on paper
Description Pen and ink and watercolor wash drawing on white paper entitled "Navajo Singers", depicting 4 Navajo men in single row, singing while one of them plays pueblo-style drum; Singers are drawn in black ink and are shown from knee-length height dressed in jeans, shirts, and shoulder blankets, all painted brown and blue and set against a blue watercolor wash background; Signature "R.C. Gorman '58" is printed in black ink in lower right corner.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 30.6, Length = 25.4

Catalog Number

CAS 0370-0963   CAS 0370-0963; Linoleum block print
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Linoleum block print
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1964
Collection Name Elkus Collection (Native American)
Materials Block print on paper
Description Linoleum block print on white paper, entitled "Navajo Girl" depicting head of Navajo girl in 3/4 profile, with her hair pulled back and tied in traditional Navajo "chongo" and wearing "jacloh" earrings; Image is printed in black ink; Signature "R.C. Gorman '64", title "Navajo Girl", and edition number "4/10" are printed in pencil along lower edge; Print enclosed in pink paper folio inscribed on front cover, "Kesh-mish" [Christmas].
Dimensions (cm) Width = 16.7, Length = 22.9

Catalog Number

CAS 0370-0971   CAS 0370-0971; Drawing
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Drawing
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1965
Collection Name Elkus Collection (Native American)
Materials India ink and watercolor on paper
Description Untitled pen and ink and watercolor wash drawing on white paper, showing two images of young Navajo woman preparing fry bread; At bottom woman is depicted standing while shaping dough into round tortilla shape; At top she is depicted kneeling and about to place bread in iron skillet resting on open fire; Figures are drawn in black ink and painted in flat watercolor wash of pink, brown, and yellow; Signature "R.C. Gorman" is printed in black ink in lower right corner; Painting was produced as card sent to Mr. and Mrs. Elkus; Inside, artist has written "Thank you for the lovely evening - R.C. Gorman, P.S. -- and have a wonderful, wonderful trip --"
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.8, Length = 28.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0370-1047   CAS 0370-1047; Painting
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Painting
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960s
Collection Name Elkus Collection (Native American)
Materials India ink and watercolor on paper
Description Pen and ink and watercolor drawing entitled "Mother and Child" depicting Navajo woman, shown from waste up, cradling infant in her arms; Figures are sketched loosely in black ink and painted in flat wash of blue and purple watercolors, all against a watercolor wash in same colors; Signature "R.C. Gorman" is printed in black ink below woman's right hand.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 27.6, Length = 37.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0370-1060   CAS 0370-1060; Painting
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Painting
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Texas
County Harris
Other Geographic Data City: Houston
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1964
Collection Name Elkus Collection (Native American)
Materials Oil paints on canvas; Pine
Description Oil painting on canvas, entitled "Enigma of the Canyon Walls", depicting a solitary Navajo woman carrying a pink parasol while walking up the dry stream bed in Canyon de Chelly; Sheer red sandstone canyon walls are depicted along the left and right sides of the scene as the stream bed meanders back and disappears behind other jutting formations; Signature "R.C. Gorman" is printed in green paint among shrubbery depicted at base of right hand canyon wall; "R.C. Gorman '64, Houston, Tex." is printed on reverse of canvas; Title is printed on reverse of stretcher.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 25.2, Length = 30.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0014   CAS 2011-0009-0014; Serigraph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Serigraph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California and New Mexico
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1984
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Serigraph titled “Canyon Harvest,” printed on white Rives BGK paper by Editions Press in San Francisco; Three Navajo women are shown together kneeling, with one in 3/4 profile, one in side profile, and the third with her back to the viewer; The two women in the front are both holding ears of corn; Artist’s signature and date “R C Gorman 1984” appear in lower left; edition number (175) appears in lower right along with Edition’s Press chop mark; Printer’s chop mark appears in lower center.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 148.6, Length = 97.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0015   CAS 2011-0009-0015; Serigraph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Serigraph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California and New Mexico
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1978
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Serigraph titled “Navajo Mother and Child,” printed on Stonehenge white paper by Editions Press in San Francisco; Seated Navajo woman cradling an infant in her arms is shown; Woman is dressed in white skirt and coral-colored blouse; Artist’s signature “R. C. Gorman” appears in lower left; Edition’s Press chop mark appears in lower right.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 71.0, Length = 96.2

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0016   CAS 2011-0009-0016; Etching
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Etching
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Santa Fe
Other Geographic Data City: Santa Fe
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1978
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Etching titled “Lady with Pears,” printed on Arches Cover White paper by Hand Graphics Impressions in Santa Fe; Seated Navajo woman is shown holding several pears in her lap in a shawl, with several other pears at her feet, all printed in shades of brown; Artist’s signature and date “R. C. Gorman 1978” appear in lower left; “Hand Graphics Impression” appears in lower right; Blind stamp for Hand Graphics Impressions (Hand Graphics Ltd. with hand print) appear on revers in lower right corner.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 45.4, Length = 38.0

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0017   CAS 2011-0009-0017; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Taos
Other Geographic Data City: Taos
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1989
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Lithograph titled “Red Concho,” printed on white paper by Taos Editions; Navajo woman is shown seated leaning on her left arm, with her body in side profile but her head turned to the viewer; She is dressed in pink skirt, pale purple blouse and a silver concho belt worn over a red belt; Woman is shown seated on a mauve-colored ground, against a blue background; Artist’s signature and date “R. C. Gorman 1989” are written in pencil in lower left corner, while edition number (81/300) is written in lower right corner; Artist’s blind stamp (RCG) and Taos Edition’s blind stamp (Taos Editions Ltd.) are printed on reverse in lower left and lower right corners, respectively. This serigraph was issued along with a limited edition book, R. C. Gorman, The Graphic Works, both in an edition of 300, of which this serigraph and accompanying book are #81.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 34.0, Length = 27.2

Catalog Number

CAS 2013-0007-0001   CAS 2013-0007-0001; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Lincoln
Other Geographic Data Corona
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1979
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Lithograph on Arches Cover Buff paper, titled “Earth Child, State II” depicting a seated Navajo woman dressed in white skirt and pink blouse, shown holding a baby against her left shoulder; Woman is shown in 3/4 profile and the baby is shown in right profile; Only the woman’s face and hand and the baby’s face are drawn with any detail, while the remainder of the scene is depicted in just a few broad stroke; Artist’s signature and date (“R. C. Gorman 1979”) are written in pencil in lower left corner, while edition number “12/75” is written in pencil in lower right corner on front; Artist’s chop mark (artist’s initials) and workshop’s chop marks (W) are blind stamped along bottom edge on reverse, and copyright symbol is stamped along bottom edge, with copyright date/number (79-110) written in pencil. This lithograph was published by Western Graphics Press of Corona, NM in an edition size of 1 Bon a Tirer impression, 2 Printer’s Proofs, 75 Artist’s Edition, 8 Artist’s Proofs, 15 Roman numbered impressions, 3 Presentation Proofs, 2 Record Impressions, 3 Trial Proofs, and 1 Color Trial Proof.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 76.0, Length = 57.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2013-0007-0002   CAS 2013-0007-0002; Etching
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Etching
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Santa Fe
Other Geographic Data City: Santa Fe
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1978
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Etching on white Arches paper titled “Woman with Pot, State II,” depicting a kneeling Navajo woman in left profile, wearing a plain blouse and skirt, both in shades of brown; Located just behind the woman is a large spherical ceramic jar with black and white designs; Artist’s signature and date (“R. C. Gorman 1978”) is written in pencil along lower left edge, next to the artist’s blind-stamped chop mark (artist’s initials); Edition number (Trial Proof) is written in pencil along lower right edge, next to workshop’s blind-stamped chop mark (hand print). This engraving was printed by Hand Graphics in Santa Fe, NM in an edition that included 2 Printer’s Proofs, 20 Roman numbered impressions, 4 Trial Proofs, 6 Trial Proofs, and 7 Hand Graphic Impressions.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 65.6, Length = 56.9

Catalog Number CAS 2015-0004-0003   CAS 2015-0004-0003; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1979
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Lithograph titled “Woman From Paris” (State I) showing a woman seated with her knees drawn up and her right hand resting on her right foot; She wears a red top which blends into a white skirt; Edition # 9/100, printed in 1979 by Atelier Mourlot, Paris, France (Ben Adams and Richard Newton, printers); Signed and dated on lower left, numbered on lower right; Copyright blind stamp on lower right reverse.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 72.4, Length = 54.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2017-0003-0001   CAS 2017-0003-0001; Etching
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Etching
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1977
Collection Name N/A
Materials
Description Untitled color etching on German copperplate Deluxe paper; Image depicts a woman sitting in partial profile, with feet folded in and legs bent to the side, hands clasped around her feet; Her face is turned to the left of the image, in full profile, while most of her torso is seen; A brown and beige striped textile covers her back and shoulders, over her red blouse; She wears a blue pendant earring in her left ear, and a long white ribbon ties back her grey hair in a knot at the nape of her neck; In the background and foreground are patches of various shades of grey, depicting the shadow she casts; The artist began this work in 1976, completing and marking it in 1977; Signed by the artist in lower left pencil “R.C. Gorman 1977” and “34/40” written in pencil lower right; Workshop chop: blind stamp on back lower left; “34/40” on lower right, “1977” lower left; From a limited edition of three states (1 bon à tirer, 2 printer’s proofs, 40 regular edition, 5 artist’s proofs, 5 hand publisher’s impressions, 7 trial proofs); Published by Hand Graphics, Ltd.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 67.4, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 57.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2017-0003-0002   CAS 2017-0003-0002; Poster
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Poster
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Taos
Other Geographic Data City: Taos
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1987
Collection Name N/A
Materials
Description Color poster: “R.C. Gorman The Graphic Works (Chili Peppers)”; Image depicts a woman sitting on the ground facing right in profile, with arms wrapped around bent left knee; In front of her extended right leg, in the foreground of image, is a basket of red and green chili peppers, with other peppers scattered on the ground around her; She wears a red shirt with an orange and green striped belt, and a flowing skirt of various shades of peach, pink, and purple; In her right ear she wears a blue pendant earring, and a long white ribbon ties her black hair back in a knot at the nape of her neck; Woman is shown seated on a dark purple ground, against a background of cloudy peach, which transitions to a light purple towards the top of the image; Signed by the artist in black ink lower right; Printed below image: “R.C. GORMAN: Chili Peppers. Reproduced from an original lithograph. Published by Taos Editions, Ltd., in association with Western Graphics Workshop, Inc. and Houston Fine Art Press. ©Copyright by Taos Editions, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.”
Dimensions (cm) Width = 79.0, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 69.3
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