Indian Girl with Parrot and Hoop

Victor Higgins (American, 1884-1949)

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This canvas, with its intricate linear construction, exhibits the artist's dramatic use of brilliant color.

Pueblo people used parrots as a source of feathers to decorate ceremonial objects.

Indiana-born Higgins gained his fame as a Western artist painting in Taos, New Mexico.

(Pettis Gallery, Indianapolis); John P. Frenzel, Sr., Indianapolis, in 1924; by descent to his children; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1973.

Object Information

Victor Higgins (American, 1884-1949)
creation date
about 1922
oil on canvas
40-1/2 x 43-1/4 in. (canvas)
47 x 50 x 3-1/2 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
Signed, l.l.: VICTOR HIGGINS.
accession number
credit line
Gift in memory of John P. Frenzel, Sr., by his heirs
© Victor Higgins
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945

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