Bear figure

Object

Artist

Russell Sanchez, San Ildefonso, 1966 -
Active Dates: 1980- present

Culture

Country

Object Info

Object: figure; bear
Currently on view
Object ID: 2005.17

Medium/Technique

Clay, paint, turquoise, and heishi beads

Credit

Gift of Virginia Vogel Mattern

More Info

Dimensions

height: 3.5 in, 8.8900 cm; width: 5.5 in, 13.9700 cm; depth: 3 in, 7.6200 cm

Department

Native Arts

Collection

Native Arts-American Indian

Known Provenance

Gifted 2005 to the Denver Art Museum by Virginia Vogel Mattern

Caption

Russell Sanchez (San Ildefonso), Bear figure, 2004. Clay, paint, turquoise, and heishi beads; 3½ x 5½ x 3 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Virginia Vogel Mattern, 2005.17

Inscription

Underside of the proper left rear foot: incised abstract figure

Exhibition History

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