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Artist: Ann Saint John Hawley
Title: Variations on the Triangle
Date: c. 2005
Medium: Mixed media print
Dimensions: Framed: 32 5/8 × 23 3/4 × 1 in. (82.9 × 60.3 × 2.5 cm) piece: 22 × 30 in. (55.9 × 76.2 cm)
Ann Saint John Hawley (1919-2011)
c. 2005
Ann Saint John Hawley
Artist: Angie Coleman
Title: Velarde Spring Storm
Date: c. 1990
Medium: wood block print
Dimensions: Framed: 16 x 25 in. (40.6 x 63.5 cm)
Angie Coleman US- Davenport, IA (b.1948)
Dates in Taos: 1973
c. 1990
Angie Coleman
Artist: Charles Mattox
Title: Velvet Ant
Date: c.1950
Medium: Silkscreen print on Japanese Paper edition of 15 8/15
Dimensions: Overall: 14 7/16 x 18 3/4 in. (36.6 x 47.7 cm)
Charles Mattox (1910-1996)
Charles Mattox
Artist: John Taylor Arms
Title: Venetian Filigree
Date: 1931
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Overall: 15 3/4 x 19 11/16 in. (40 x 50 cm)
John Taylor Arms
John Taylor Arms
Artist: David Sprague
Title: Vertices
Date: c. 2000
Medium: monotype
Dimensions: Overall: 25 x 25 in. (63.5 x 63.5 cm)
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David Sprague
c. 2000
David Sprague
Artist: Joseph Imhof
Title: Vespers - Duran Chapel, Talpa
Date: c. 1930
Medium: print lithograph
Dimensions: Overall: 13 3/4 x 17 5/16 in. (35 x 44 cm)
Joseph Imhof United States (1871 - 1955)
Joseph Imhoff was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1871. His first exposure to art was at age six when his godfather gifted him with a box of watercolors. Upon graduation, his father refused him further education unless he became a priest. Rejecting his father's wishes, he started teaching himself lithography and was hired by Currier & Ives. He eventually earned enough money from this job to buy a bookstore. In 1991 he eventually quit his job and sold the bookstore to pursue a formal art education in Europe. Traveling and painting for four years in Paris, Brussels, Antwerp and Munich he apprenticed with several artists.

But perhaps the most important experience he had in Europe was to meet Buffalo Bill Cody on board the ship and join him in Antwerp to spend time sketching and painting various members of the "Wild West Show". This experience set in place a style of painting for the rest of his life which focused on ethnographic and anthropological data rather than artistic expression. He documented the religious ceremonies of Pueblo Indians in large, rather simplified oils. He also learned new techniques for lithography which had a long-term influence on his artwork.

When he returned to New York, he rented a studio in Flatbush and began to study the Iroquois Indians in New York and Canada. He spent the next ten years painting and improving his lithography, photography and color printing innovations - which financed his early painting career. He also freelanced for Allen and Ginter, painting his Indian Head Series for insertion on cards in boxes of cigarettes.

In 1897 Joseph married Sarah Ann Elizabeth Russell, and they traveled to Europe several times until 1905 when they visited the Southwest for the first time to record the ceremonies of the Pueblo Indians. Joseph and built a studio in Albuquerque in 1906, and spent much time in the next few years traveling around the region.

In 1929 Joseph and Sarah moved to Taos permanently and built their new home facing the sacred mountain behind the Taos Pueblo. Their neighbor for some twenty years, Mabel Dodge Lujan, was known to refer to him as, "The Grand Old Man of the Pueblos". He would ask native models to live in his home for a time before he painted them. He felt he needed to know the person's soul that the eyes revealed in order to paint an accurate likeness. He collected many Indian artifacts and also had the first lithography press in Taos, which he used to make ethnographic prints and teach his techniques of recording the region's history. His series of paintings called Kivas and Corn which he gifted to the University of New Mexico was his most famous work. The Koshare Indian Museum also houses one of the largest collections of his paintings.

Joseph Imhof died in 1955 leaving an important legacy of the American Southwest. His wife Sarah in later years said of her husband, "...a gentle, dignified man who loathed the publicity and the limelight that other artists seemed to seek; he avoided publicity at all times..."
c. 1930
Joseph Imhof
Artist: Robert Pelegrin
Title: Violet Sky
Date: c. 1990
Medium: monotype
Dimensions: Overall: 15 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (40 x 47.6 cm)
Robert Pelegrin (b. Cleveland, OH 1949; d. 2009, Albuquerque (?))
c. 1990
Robert Pelegrin
Artist: Fritz Scholder
Title: Voyeur Dog
Date: 1980
Medium: print color lithograph on Arches buff paper with deckle edge
Dimensions: Overall: 22 3/8 x 30 in. (56.8 x 76.2 cm)
Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Fritz Scholder
Artist: Howard Cook
Title: Walpi, Arizona
Date: 1927
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: mat: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Howard Cook United States (1901 - 1980)
Howard Cook
Artist: Gene Kloss
Title: War’s End State II
Date: 1972
Medium: Etching and drypoint
Dimensions: image (mat): 9 1/2 × 8 in. (24.1 × 20.3 cm)
Gene Kloss (1903-1996)
Gene Kloss