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Robert M. Ellis, Taos Mountain

Pictured is an over view of the Taos Valley with open fields leading to the tree filled basin of Taos Mountain. The Mountain is to the center left and surrounded by smaller peaks with a few clouds sketched in above.

Robert M. Ellis
Robert M. Ellis (April 14, 1922 – September 13, 2014) was an American artist. His professional career spanned six decades as an artist, educator, and museum director, including eight years as Curator of Education at the Pasadena Art Museum in California, twenty-three years on the art faculty of University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, and ten years as director of UNM's Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico. His work is in numerous museum collections, including the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, and Roswell Museum and Art Center. Apart from his distinguished career as a painter, Ellis left an indelible mark on the art world in both southern California and northern New Mexico.
Taos Mountain, 1988
Lithograph in black on beige paper
Overall: 18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
Anonymous Gift