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Clear glass tumbler with graphic of a dancer by Woody Crumbo


One of a set of twelve glasses with images of American Indian fancy dancers by Woody Crumbo.

According to donor Don Pearson, "I did some artwork that Woody was going to show when he opened his gallery in New Mexico. My wife and I took some pieces down to his "farm" in Eufaula. They took us to lunch and when we got back to their home my wife asked if we could see his studio. Woody and Lillian both laughed and he said "follow me." Off we went to the barn where his "studio" was an old butcher table by a window. The rest of the barn was filled with mats, shrink wrap, shrink wrap machines, boxes, etc. As we were leaving, he handed me one of the boxes and said "put this in your car" and led me off to this garden to get some tomatoes, peppers, etc. When we got home, I opened the box and there were the glasses. He and I had been next door neighbors in several art shows so we got to be friends. Both he and Lillian were very down to earth - a class act. I work in colored pencils and he got interested in them and did 3-4 pieces before he died. He gave me an artists proof of one of them ("Returned War Party") and its one of my prized possessions."

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Clear glass tumbler with graphic of a dancer by Woody Crumbo
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TL 2005.26.1
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