Lot 74: Fr. John Giuliani, Indian Art
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Father John B. Giuliani (Connecticut, 20th century) oil on board titled "White Buffalo Calf Woman", 1995. Depicts the Lakota prophetess standing on a silver crescent moon, holding a chanunpa (ceremonial pipe) with feathers upon a red cloth, with feathers in her hair and a halo around her head, against a blue-green wash background surrounded by a thin painted border of black and gilt gold. Titled, signed, and dated en verso. Housed in original black wooden frame. Sight - 23 1/8" H x 11 1/2" W. Framed - 29-7/8" H x 18-1/8" W. Provenance: Knoxville, Tennessee collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Overall excellent condition.