Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache drawings for the book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the ... Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache drawings for the book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the ... Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache drawings for the book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the ... Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache drawings for the book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the ...

Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache drawings for the book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the Serpent (1954)

Covarrubias, Miguel

Published by n.p., 1950
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15 watercolor and gouache drawings, some with artist?s notations in pencil in margins, presented in 12 purple silk moiré mats, housed in leather portfolio. 1 vols. The largest 11-1/4 x 9-1/8 in. A complete set of the original watercolor and gouache drawings by Miguel Covarrubias for his popular ethnographic book The Eagle, the Jaguar, and the Serpent. The 15 drawings here were the basis for the 12 color plates in the book, published by Knopf in 1954. Illustrations include an Eskimo mask, a Tlingit bone mask, California feather mosaic baskets, Hopi katchinas, Navajo blankets and sand-painting, a Crow medicine shield, and other objects. A copy of the book is included. Tilingit Brown Bear Screen watercolor published as plate 45 in Miguel Covarrubias: Drawing a Cosmopolitan Line (Austin: Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / University of Texas Press, 2014) Drawings generally in very good condition, sporadic light marginal soiling, leather portfolio worn and split at hinges 15 watercolor and gouache drawings, some with artist?s notations in pencil in margins, presented in 12 purple silk moiré mats, housed in leather portfolio. 1 vols. The largest 11-1/4 x 9-1/8 in. Bookseller Inventory # 259798

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Title: Group of 15 original watercolor and gouache ...

Publisher: n.p.

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

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