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CAS Anthropology Collections Database

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
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