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Frank Howell Sold at Auction Prices

b. 1937 - d. 1997

Born in Sioux City, Iowa in 1937, artist Frank Howell was a central figure in the Southwest Native Art Movement and was best known for creating meticulously painted portraits of Native Americans. Frank Howell's paintings drew inspiration from his own Lakota Sioux heritage, and his art captured the relationship between the physical and spiritual worlds in the culture.

He moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico in the late 1960s where he opened The Howell Gallery. A versatile artist, Frank Howell was also a proficient photographer, skillful lithographer, and worked using a number of other media such as drawings and sculpture. Following his death in 1997, Frank Howell art for sale is in high demand by avid collectors. Find other remarkable portrait prints for sale at auction or online to bring some interesting drama into your living space.

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              • Print, Frank Howell
                Feb. 17, 2024

                Print, Frank Howell

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997), "Messenger," 1996, offset print, pencil signed and dated lower right, titled lower left, edition 43/50, overall (with frame): 26.25"h x 31.5"w

                Clars Auctions
              • Print, Frank Howell
                Feb. 16, 2024

                Print, Frank Howell

                Est: $600 - $900

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997), "Sisters," 1985, lithograph, pencil signed and dated lower right, titled lower left, edition AP, sheet: 44"h x 30"w, overall (with frame): 50.25"h x 30.5"w

                Clars Auctions
              • Print, Frank Howell
                Feb. 16, 2024

                Print, Frank Howell

                Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997), "Summer Guilds the River Rose," 1993, lithograph, pencil signed and dated lower right, titled lower left, edition 18/225, sight: 31"h x 47"w, overall (with frame): 45"h x 60.5"w

                Clars Auctions
              • Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Reunion, 1996, serigraph, ed. 5/275
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Reunion, 1996, serigraph, ed. 5/275

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell New Mexico / Iowa, (1937-1997) Reunion, 1996 serigraph, ed. 5/275 signed, dated, titled, and numbered, framed.

                Link Auction Galleries
              • Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Spring's Matrix, 1995, color lithograph, ed. 5/275
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Spring's Matrix, 1995, color lithograph, ed. 5/275

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell New Mexico / Iowa, (1937-1997) Spring's Matrix, 1995 color lithograph, ed. 5/275 signed, dated, titled, and numbered, framed.

                Link Auction Galleries
              • Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Red Mountain Morning, serigraph, ed. #5/225
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Red Mountain Morning, serigraph, ed. #5/225

                Est: $500 - $700

                Frank Howell New Mexico / Iowa, (1937-1997) Red Mountain Morning serigraph, ed. #5/225 signed, titled, and numbered, framed.

                Link Auction Galleries
              • Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Fruit from the Light, 1992, color lithograph, ed. 154/225
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Fruit from the Light, 1992, color lithograph, ed. 154/225

                Est: $500 - $700

                Frank Howell New Mexico / Iowa, (1937-1997) Fruit from the Light, 1992 color lithograph, ed. 154/225 signed, dated, titled, and numbered in white pencil, framed.

                Link Auction Galleries
              • Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Circle of Life, 1995, color lithograph, ed. 5/275
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Frank Howell, New Mexico / Iowa (1937-1997), Circle of Life, 1995, color lithograph, ed. 5/275

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell New Mexico / Iowa, (1937-1997) Circle of Life, 1995 color lithograph, ed. 5/275 signed, dated, titled, and numbered, framed.

                Link Auction Galleries
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Feb. 04, 2024

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell Canyon Echoes Native American Print
                Feb. 03, 2024

                Frank Howell Canyon Echoes Native American Print

                Est: -

                Frame is in good condition. Frame measures approximately 47in x 33in. Signed & numbered 375/550 in the lower right corner. KT20185 SA

                EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
              • FRANK HOWELL NATIVE AMERICAN PRINT W/ VARNISH
                Jan. 27, 2024

                FRANK HOWELL NATIVE AMERICAN PRINT W/ VARNISH

                Est: $100 - $10,000

                174258 FRANK HOWELL NATIVE AMERICAN PRINT W/ VARNISH Frank Howell Native American portrait print with added varnish for enhancement. Size: 22 X 30" Frame Condition: Very fine.

                Florida Estate Sales Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Jan. 21, 2024

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Jan. 07, 2024

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Dec. 17, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Nov. 26, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Nov. 12, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell, Blue River Sunset, 1996
                Nov. 11, 2023

                Frank Howell, Blue River Sunset, 1996

                Est: $8,000 - $12,000

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Blue River Sunset, 1996 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1996

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Oct. 29, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Oct. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Frank Howell, signed serigraph, 1994
                Oct. 11, 2023

                Frank Howell, signed serigraph, 1994

                Est: $200 - $300

                Frank Howell (Lakota Sioux, 1937-1997), "Blue Raven", signed, titled, dated, and numbered "107/225", illegible inscription verso, 39.5"h x 29.5"w (sight), 52.75"h x 42"w (frame)

                Millea Bros Ltd
              • Frank Howell Native American Print
                Oct. 01, 2023

                Frank Howell Native American Print

                Est: -

                Art Measure: 16w x 20h Frame Measure: 22w x 26h This Frank Howell Native American Print is a remarkable work of art that showcases theartist's talent for realism. The print captures the essence and intricate details of Native American culture with authenticity and precision. With its rich colors and lifelike portrayal, this piece is sure toresonate with admirers of Native American art and history. Whether displayed in a gallery, home, or office, this print serves as a beautiful tribute to the heritage it represents and a testament to the artist'sskill in capturing its beauty. In good condition with wear commensurate with age and no major damage to notate. Born in Sioux City, Frank Howell (1937-1997) was an extraordinarily skilled artist, often working with oils, watercolors, sculpture, lithographs and mono-types. Howell resided in Santa Fe, and his work was exhibited across the United States and in Mexico. His work remains in high demand by collectors all overRH50919

                Monarch Auction and Estate Services
              • Frank Howell Native American Print
                Oct. 01, 2023

                Frank Howell Native American Print

                Est: -

                Art Measure: 27w x 21h Frame Measure: 35w x 29h This Frank Howell Native American Print is a captivating piece of artwork that showcasesthe rich cultural heritage of Native American artistry. While it bears a printed signature in the bottom right, the intricacies and depth of the artwork speak volumes about the artist's talent and dedication. The printcaptures the essence of Native American culture, making it a wonderful addition to any art collection. With its vibrant colors and attention to detail, it's sure to be a conversation starter and a cherished piecefor those who appreciate the beauty and history of Native American art. In good condition with wear commensurate with age and no major damage to notate.Born in Sioux City, Frank Howell (1937-1997) was an extraordinarily skilled artist, often working with oils, watercolors, sculpture, lithographs and mono-types. Howell resided in Santa Fe, and his work was exhibited acrossRH50919

                Monarch Auction and Estate Services
              • Frank Howell - "Rawhide"
                Sep. 23, 2023

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide"

                Est: $200 - $250

                Frank Howell - "Rawhide", 1979 etching signed, hand titled & numbered #71/100, 11 x 7 ½ inches, very good condition

                Bruce Teleky Inc.
              • Prints, Frank Howell
                Sep. 18, 2023

                Prints, Frank Howell

                Est: $400 - $600

                (lot of 2) Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997), "Old Stories" and "Taos Blanket," 1979, lithographs, each pencil signed lower right, titled lower center, edition 93/100, overall (with frame, for each): 17.75"h x 13"w. Howell is known for his depictions of Native Americans, particularly in the Southwest United States.

                Clars Auctions
              • Frank Howell (American 1937- ) Lithograph
                Sep. 13, 2023

                Frank Howell (American 1937- ) Lithograph

                Est: $100 - $200

                Frank Howell (American 1937- ) "Lakota Summer" Lithograph Signed Mid Right 1985. Center name and edition 54/140. Back Certificate of Authenticity Measures Site 28" x 21" overall 36" x 28-3/4. Condition: Good Condition Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00 Domestic Shipping: Third Party

                Kodner Galleries
              • Frank Howell "Dark Night" Lithograph 1984
                Jul. 19, 2023

                Frank Howell "Dark Night" Lithograph 1984

                Est: $400 - $800

                Frank Howell (Lakota Sioux, 1937-1997). Lithograph on paper titled "Dark Night" depicting the profile portrait of a Native American Man, 1984. Pencil signed, titled, numbered 91/100, and dated along the lower center.

                Revere Auctions
              • Frank Howell (American b. 1937), Ponies of the Fire, Lakota Vision, Lithograph in Color, 1981, Numbered 25/75, Frame: 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.)
                Jul. 11, 2023

                Frank Howell (American b. 1937), Ponies of the Fire, Lakota Vision, Lithograph in Color, 1981, Numbered 25/75, Frame: 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.)

                Est: $400 - $600

                Frank Howell (American b. 1937), Ponies of the Fire, Lakota Vision, Lithograph in Color, 1981, Numbered 25/75,

                Weschler's
              • FRANK HOWELL "SPRINGS NEW SONG" HAND COLORED LITHOGRAPH
                Jun. 25, 2023

                FRANK HOWELL "SPRINGS NEW SONG" HAND COLORED LITHOGRAPH

                Est: -

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) "Springs New Song" Hand Colored Lithograph on BFK Rives Tan Paper. Signed in pencil, numbered 53/200. Frank Howell's work is described as a fusion of the physical and spiritual worlds, the continuum of life. Whether he is painting an Indian face or a landscape, there is a sense of evolving; an evolution of past, present, and the dawning of the future. During his life, Frank became very well known in the U.S. and Mexico. Frank held over 30 one man shows and was profiled on radio, tv, the newspapers and magazines. His works have been displayed at museums including at the Museum of Modern Art in Guadalajara, Mexico. Artist: Frank Howell Title: "Springs New Song" Medium: Hand Colored Lithograph Circa/Year: 1983 Signature Type: Pencil Signature Location: Lower Right Edition: 53/200 Site Measurement: 21" x 15" Image Keywords: Native American, Indian Artwork, Art; Ref: BD1146

                Bradford's
              • Frank Howell, Spirit Ponies, 1988
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Spirit Ponies, 1988

                Est: $1,500 - $2,500

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Spirit Ponies, 1988 acrylic on canvas signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell / © 1988

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Standing Rock Ceremonial, 1993
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Standing Rock Ceremonial, 1993

                Est: $800 - $1,200

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Standing Rock Ceremonial, 1993 lithograph, edition 46 of 175 editioned, titled, signed and dated lower right: 46/175 Standing Rock Ceremonial Frank Howell 1993

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Tree Study, 1986
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Tree Study, 1986

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Tree Study, 1986 lithograph, Artist's Proof editioned lower left: AP titled and signed lower center: Tree Study / Frank Howell dated lower right: 1986

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Spring Floral, 1993
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Spring Floral, 1993

                Est: $400 - $600

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Spring Floral, 1993 lithograph, Trial Proof editioned and titled lower left: TP Spring Floral signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1993

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Gathered Memories, 1993
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Gathered Memories, 1993

                Est: $400 - $600

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Gathered Memories, 1993 lithograph, edition 121 of 140 editioned and titled lower left: 121/140 Gathered Memories signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1993

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Pine Ridge Dancer, 1991
                May. 18, 2023

                Frank Howell, Pine Ridge Dancer, 1991

                Est: $500 - $700

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Pine Ridge Dancer, 1991 lithograph, edition 38 of 140 editioned and titled lower left: 38/140 Pine Ridge Dancer signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1991

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • FRANK HOWELL "PRAYER" ETCHING ON PAPER SIGNED
                Apr. 30, 2023

                FRANK HOWELL "PRAYER" ETCHING ON PAPER SIGNED

                Est: -

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) "Prayer" Etching on Paper. Signed, titled, and dated along lower edge of work. Frank Howell's work is described as a fusion of the physical and spiritual worlds, the continuum of life. Whether he is painting an Indian face or a landscape, there is a sense of evolving; an evolution of past, present, and the dawning of the future. During his life, Frank became very well known in the U.S. and Mexico. Frank held over 30 one man shows and was profiled on radio, tv, the newspapers and magazines. His works have been displayed at museums including at the Museum of Modern Art in Guadalajara, Mexico. Artist: Frank Howell Title: "Prayer" Medium: Etching on Paper Circa/Year: 1986 Signature Type: Pencil Signature Location: Lower Right Site Measurement: 6" x 7.75" Image Keywords: Native American, Indian Artwork, Art; Ref: BD1043

                Bradford's
              • FRANK HOWELL "FIVE CHINLE WOMEN" LITHOGRAPH ON PAPER SIGNED
                Apr. 30, 2023

                FRANK HOWELL "FIVE CHINLE WOMEN" LITHOGRAPH ON PAPER SIGNED

                Est: -

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) "Five Chinle Women" Lithograph on Paper. Signed, titled, and dated along lower edge of work. Frank Howell's work is described as a fusion of the physical and spiritual worlds, the continuum of life. Whether he is painting an Indian face or a landscape, there is a sense of evolving; an evolution of past, present, and the dawning of the future. During his life, Frank became very well known in the U.S. and Mexico. Frank held over 30 one man shows and was profiled on radio, tv, the newspapers and magazines. His works have been displayed at museums including at the Museum of Modern Art in Guadalajara, Mexico. Artist: Frank Howell Title: "Five Chinle Women" Medium: Lithograph Circa/Year: 1980 Signature Type: Pencil Signature Location: Lower Right Edition: 67/100 Site Measurement: 11.75" x 15.75" Image Keywords: Native American, Indian Artwork, Art; Ref: BD1822

                Bradford's
              • FRANK HOWELL "SEDONA AUTUMN" LITHOGRAPH ON PAPER SIGNED
                Apr. 30, 2023

                FRANK HOWELL "SEDONA AUTUMN" LITHOGRAPH ON PAPER SIGNED

                Est: -

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) "Sedona Autumn" Lithograph on Paper. Signed, titled, and dated along lower edge of work. Frank Howell's work is described as a fusion of the physical and spiritual worlds, the continuum of life. Whether he is painting an Indian face or a landscape, there is a sense of evolving; an evolution of past, present, and the dawning of the future. During his life, Frank became very well known in the U.S. and Mexico. Frank held over 30 one man shows and was profiled on radio, tv, the newspapers and magazines. His works have been displayed at museums including at the Museum of Modern Art in Guadalajara, Mexico. Artist: Frank Howell Title: "Sedona Autumn" Medium: Lithograph Circa/Year: 1982 Signature Type: Pencil Signature Location: Lower Right Edition: 36/100 Site Measurement: 21" x 30" Sheet Keywords: Native American, Indian Artwork, Art; Ref: BD1146

                Bradford's
              • Frank Howell Walks Alone
                Apr. 22, 2023

                Frank Howell Walks Alone

                Est: $300 - $500

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997) Walks Alone Lithograph on BFK Rives paper State Edition 2 of 25 Signed and dated in pencil Frank Howell 1974, upper right Titled in pencil, upper middle.

                Larsen Art Auction
              • Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997) 'Buffalo Robe' Serigraph
                Apr. 16, 2023

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997) 'Buffalo Robe' Serigraph

                Est: $200 - $400

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997) 'Buffalo Robe' Serigraph 1976, pencil signed and dated upper right, titled upper center, #36/70 upper left, bust of a Native American Indian figure, double matted, behind glass in a wood grain-veneered frame; together with an unknown artist (20th Century) serigraph Property from: an Estate, Evanston, Illinois Category: Fine Art > Prints Estimated Sale Time: 11:37 am CST Shipping Status: Leonard Auction, Inc. will provide direct shipping for this lot. Please visit our website for a shipping estimate. Sales Tax: California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin Download High Resolution Photographs: Photograph #1 Photograph #2 Photograph #3 Photograph #4 Photograph #5 Photograph #6 Photograph #7 Photograph #8 Last modified: March 30, 2023, 11:29 am

                Leonard Auction
              • Frank Howell "Woman of the Waters" Mixed Media on Canvas
                Mar. 20, 2023

                Frank Howell "Woman of the Waters" Mixed Media on Canvas

                Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                Frank Howell (American, 1937-1997) "Woman of the Waters" Mixed Media on Canvas. Measures approx. - 59 3/4" high x 47 3/4" wide, + 5 1/4" frame. Signed lower right. A well-known Southwest painter, print-maker and gallery owner, he did finely rendered, etching like portraits of time-worn Native Americans. His goal was to depict the dignity of his subjects. He was born in Sioux City Iowa and raised in a small home overlooking the Missouri River. He studied art and writing at the University of Northern Iowa and taught high school in Iowa. In the late 1960s, he moved to Colorado and opened Breckenridge Galleries. After living briefly in Taos and Colorado, he opened the Howell Gallery in Santa Fe. He was an accomplished photographer, and writer of an art computer program.

                Antiques & Art International
              • Frank Howell, Untitled (Figure Studies)
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Untitled (Figure Studies)

                Est: $400 - $600

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Untitled (Figure Studies) ink on lined paper numbered upper right: 770-9970 accompanied by letter of authentication from Frank Howell Estate

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Fruit From The Light
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Fruit From The Light

                Est: $800 - $1,200

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Fruit From The Light hand-colored lithograph, Artist's Proof titled, signed and editioned in pastel lower right: Fruit From The Light / Frank Howell / Artist Proof- Handcolored

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Blue Sea Rising
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Blue Sea Rising

                Est: $700 - $900

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Blue Sea Rising, 1995 lithograph titled upper left: Blue Sea Rising signed and dated upper right: Frank Howell 1995

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Flower Dancer, 1987
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Flower Dancer, 1987

                Est: $500 - $700

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Flower Dancer, 1987 lithograph, Artist's Proof editioned lower left: artists proof titled lower center: Flower Dancer signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1987

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Red Mountain Morning, 1993
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Red Mountain Morning, 1993

                Est: $700 - $900

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Red Mountain Morning, 1993 serigraph, edition 42 of 225 editioned, titled, signed and dated in pastel lower right: 42/225 Red Mountain Morning Frank Howell 1993

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Wounded Knee Winter, 1953
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Wounded Knee Winter, 1953

                Est: $700 - $900

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Wounded Knee Winter, 1953 serigraph, Artist's Proof editioned in pastel lower center: AP titled in pastel lower right of center: Wounded Knee Winter signed and dated in pastel lower right: Frank Howell 1953

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Blue Raven, 1994
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Blue Raven, 1994

                Est: $500 - $700

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Blue Raven, 1994 lithograph, edition 36 of 225 editioned in pastel lower left: 36/225 titled in pastel lower center: Blue Raven signed and dated in pastel lower right: Frank Howell 1994

                Santa Fe Art Auction
              • Frank Howell, Oglala Warrior, 1991
                Mar. 15, 2023

                Frank Howell, Oglala Warrior, 1991

                Est: $1,000 - $2,000

                Frank Howell (1937 - 1997) Oglala Warrior, 1991 lithograph, edition 48 of 140 editioned and titled lower left: 48/140 Oglala Warrior signed and dated lower right: Frank Howell 1991

                Santa Fe Art Auction
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