Gerard Curtis Delano
(1890 - 1972)
The Orange Cloud
oil on canvas
signed lower left: © DElano
red dot lower right
inscribed verso: K'os Cli-tso-i / Pronounced / K-ose T-Kthli-tso-ee / which translated from the Navajo / means: / The Orange Cloud
32 1/4 x 42 1/4 in. (81.92 x 107.32 cm.), Frame: 39 x 49 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (99.06 x 124.78 x 3.81 cm.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Del Trailer
Private Collection, Arizona
Richard G. Bowman, Walking with Beauty: The Art and Life of Gerard Curtis Delano, Denver, Colorado, 1990, Illus. p. 78.
The painting is in overall very good and stable condition. Ultraviolet examination reveals a few areas of vertical craquelure which have been stabilized, notably extending from upper center towards figures and down near right foal. The canvas is on a new stretcher with new keys and has been recently reframed. It is unlined and shows no other areas of instability. In overall stable and attractive condition and should be hung as is.
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