LAVERNE NELSON BLACK
1887 - 1938
RIDERS BEFORE YELLOW ASPEN
signed LaVerne Nelson Black and inscribed Taos (lower left)
oil on canvasboard
15 ¾ by 20 inches
(40 by 50.8 cm)
There is minor frame abrasion with some associated losses at extreme edges. The work retains a study by the artist on the reverse. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.
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Walter Reed Bimson, Phoenix, Arizona, circa 1936
Valley National Bank of Arizona
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2004
Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona Collects the West, October-December 1983