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E. Irving Couse
1866-1936
THE TOM TOM LESSON
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 133,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
155
E. Irving Couse
1866-1936
THE TOM TOM LESSON
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 133,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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E. Irving Couse
1866-1936
THE TOM TOM LESSON
signed E.I. Couse N.A., l.r.; inscribed "The Tom Tom Lesson" 20 x 24/ Painted by E. Irving Couse N.A./ about 1908 [sic] K.W. Couse/ Taos, N.M. on the reverse
oil on canvas
20 by 24 in.
(50.8 by 61 cm)
Painted in 1932. 
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This painting will be included in Virginia Couse Leavitt's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Kibby Couse (the artist's son)
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Palm Springs, California, Palm Springs Desert Museum, The West as Art: Changing Perceptions of Western Art in California, February-May 1982

Literature

Laura M. Bickerstaff, Pioneer Artists of Taos, Denver, Colorado, 1983, illustrated facing p. 85
Nicholas Woloshuk, E. Irving Couse, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1976, illustrated p. 69 (as dated 1908)

Catalogue Note

The present work depicts Ben Lujan and Joseph Sunhawk

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