Canteen

1996

Object

Artist

Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti, American, 1969-
Born: Cochiti pueblo
Work Locations: Cochiti pueblo
Active Dates: 1975- present

Culture

Country

Object Info

Object: canteen
Currently on view
Object ID: 2003.1198

Medium/Technique

Clay, paint, leather, and sinew

Credit

Gift of Virginia Vogel Mattern

More Info

Dimensions

height: 5 7/8 in, 14.9225 cm; length: 11 in, 27.9400 cm; depth: 7 1/4 in, 18.4150 cm

Department

Native Arts

Collection

Native Arts-American Indian

Known Provenance

Purchased 1996 from (Gallery 10) Santa Fe, New Mexico by Virginia Vogel Mattern; gifted 12/9/2003 to the Denver Art Museum

Caption

Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti), Canteen, 1996. Clay, paint, leather, and sinew; 5⅞ x 11 x 7¼ in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Virginia Vogel Mattern, 2003.1198

Inscription

Signed on base: "Virgil Ortiz / 96 / Cochiti Pueblo" with an abstract figure.

Exhibition History

  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017