"Hopi Doll Giver" by Percy Sandy, COATEJ15-01


17.5" L

16" W

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  • Born in the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, his Indian name is "Kai Sa", meaning Red Moon. He is also known as Percy Sandy Tsisete. He married Peggy Mirable of the Taos Pueblo, and they lived in Taos. As a child at the Zuni Day School, he was told to paint and discovered he loved the activity. At age 18, he took formal art instruction at Albuquerque and also studied  at the Sherman Institute in Santa Fe. His goal as an artist became "depicting authentically the customs of my people. In 1959, he severely injured in an automobile accident and was basically unable to paint from then on. He died on May, 15 1974. This piece is in good condition with glass and frame. A unique piece to add to your collection.