(1884 - 1949)
oil on burlap
signed lower left: VICTOR HIGGINS
49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. (125.73 x 100.33 cm.), Frame: 53 1/2 x 43 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (135.89 x 110.49 x 5.72 cm.)
A Private Family Foundation*
*All proceeds of sale from this artwork benefit a private charitable foundation (501c3) dedicated to supporting local arts communities and families in need.
Dean Porter, Victor Higgins: An American Master, Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1991, p.188, Illus. p.266.
Dean Porter, Teresa Hayes Ebie, and Suzan Campbell, Taos Artists and Their Patrons: 1898-1950, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, 1999, Illus. p.225, No. 183.
The painting is in overall very good condition. Ultraviolet examination reveals a half dozen small areas of inpainting scattered throughout. Minor bumping and gilt loss to frame. In overall stable and very attractive condition. The condition reports for the lots offered by Santa Fe Art Auction (SFAA) are provided as a courtesy and convenience for potential buyers. The reports are not intended to nor do they substitute for physical examination by a buyer or the buyer’s advisors. The condition reports are prepared by SFAA staff members who are not art conservators or restorers, nor do they possess the qualifications needed for comprehensive evaluation. Each condition report is an opinion of the staff member and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply anything as to the condition of a particular lot. Buyers are reminded that the limited warranties are set forth in the Terms and Conditions of Sale and do not extend to condition. Each lot is sold as-is.