The Races, Taos Pueblo Fiesta / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
The Races, Taos Pueblo Fiesta
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1900
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Framed: 19 3/4 × 16 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (50.2 × 42.5 × 5.7 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0137.311
Department: 
Signed, "J H Sharp" in lower right; Inscribed in pencil, "The Races-Taos Pueblo Fiesta Sept 30th" in upper center on verso; Inscribed in pencil glued to dust cover, "Taos Pueblo Fiesta Sept. 30th The races between the two clans. The track several hundred yards with the rival groups at each side. Runners start at each end, several going at same time and kept up until all runners have competed. How they keep account and know who won is a puzzle! The Chief is touching up the legs of a runner to give him speed" on verso.
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