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Object description

  • Richard Glazer Danay (Kahnawake Mohawk (Caughnawaga), birth 1942)
  • Blue Deer with Cat, 1988
  • Mixed media, enamel, paper
  • H: 18 in, W: 24 in (H: 45.7 cm, W: 61.0 cm)
  • Gift of Richard Glazer Danay, 2011
  • 2011.19.8

INSCRIPTION

Signed at verso: "BLUE DEER WITH CAT / PICTOGRAPH NO. 22 / ENAMEL / MIXED MEDIA / DANAY - 2/88". Also signed at front BR "DANAY 88".

DESCRIPTION

This is a mixed media collage by Kahnawake Mohawk artist Richard Glazer-Danay. The right side of the painting is an abstract combination of gray, green, blue and red shapes and forms at times highlighted with white dotted outlines. Along the lower right hand corner is a blue deer shape with a collaged red glittered heart over its chest. Directly below the deer is a collaged cut out of a gold sitting rabbit. Following one of the two large white lines across the right are stamped bald eagles. In the upper right corner is a collaged cut out of a sleeping cat. On the left side against a black background, geometric shapes and figures are outlined in white dotted lines, the most prominent of which is a cat and a set of cat pawprints in solid white.

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