DANCER IN PROFILE WITH RATTLE
by POPOVI DA
About Popovi Da
Maria Martinez's son (1923-1971), this San Ildefonso potter, painter, silversmith and designer, collaborated with his mother to make pottery. His name translates to Red Fox. He was also known as Tony Martinez; Popovi-Da Martinez; Popovi Da Martinez; Popovi and Popovida.
Popovi Da also served as Governor of San Ildefonso Pueblo.
He is referenced in every major publication naming important American Indian paintings and pottery. Numerous museums are proud to include his pottery as well as his paintings. One volume indicates that after his father's death in 1943, "he did little painting". Medium: Gouache (opaque water-based paint) on paper
Sight size : 10 1/4" height X 7 1/2" width
Frame : Eighy ply rag mat board, regular glass, blond wood molding
Frame size : 17 1/2' height X 14 1/4" width
Signed : “Po-Povi" at viewer's lower right
Condition : Good, some discoloration in background, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance : JMB collection
Gallery Price : $1,850.00
@savvycollector_ Price : $1,650.00