10451 Native American Woody Crumbo Prayer Song Silk Screen Print Framed Under Glass
This is a Woody Crumbo (1912-1989) silk screen print titled Prayer Song. It is double matted with a red back mat and a rust window mat. It framed with a wood frame under glass. There are some scratches in the wood frame and marks on the inside brass border. There is a tear in the paper on the back of the frame.
Measurements: Silk Screen Inside Mat Dimensions 8 ½” x 11 ½”, Outside Frame Dimensions 19” x 23”
About the Artist: “Woody” Crumbo was born Woodrow Wilson Crumbo on January 21, 1912 in Lexington, Oklahoma. His background spans several tribes of Indians. He was born of the Potawatomi Tribe and lived with a Creek family as a boy. His early schooling was at a Government Indian School in Chilocco, Oklahoma. Crumbo was widely known for his etching, silk screens and paintings. He is represented by six large murals in the new Department of Interior Building, Washington, DC., about 175 paintings in the Gilcrease Museum's permanent collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma and in other public building as well as many museums and private collections throughout the United States. In a period of six years he won 14 first place awards plus six scholarships. In 1945 he was awarded the coveted Julius Roswenwald fellowship.