"Shaman"

 

 by Benjamin Harjo Jr.

Cut Paper

 

PRICE $4500

Delicate and detailed cut paper relief depicting an anthropomorphic shaman figure with the head of a buffalo or steer, body of a man, and the wings and tail of an eagle.  An iconic image depicting the supernatural power of the shaman and their interrelationship with animal spirits and the natural world.  

Signed in lower right corner.

 Titled on lower left.

 framed dimensions: 20" wide x 28" high x 2" deep

Very good condition. 

 

 

Benjamin Harjo, Jr. is a Seminole-Shawnee artist considered by many as one of the nationís leading American Indian artists.  Harjo attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Oklahoma State University in 1974.  His career has spanned more than 30 years, resulting in many prestigious honors and awards. His work is included in many public and private collections including the Fred E. Brown Collection at the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, the Red Earth Center, the Gilcrease Museum, the Wheelright Museum, and the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian. 
 

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