Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Exhibition catalogues and specific collections

Buy Now

Imprisoned Art (Hardcover) Loot Price: R666
Discovery Miles 6 660
  • This item is a special order that could take a long time to obtain.

Imprisoned Art (Hardcover): Joyce M. Szabo
Imprisoned Art (Hardcover): Joyce M. Szabo

Share your images

Imprisoned Art (Hardcover)

Joyce M. Szabo

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R666 Discovery Miles 6 660 | Repayment Terms: R62 pm x 12*

Bookmark and Share

Our supplier does not have stock of this product at present, but we can create a special order for you. Alternatively, if you add it to your wishlist we will send you an email message should it become available from stock. Special orders from this supplier are normally fulfilled within 31 - 41 working days. Please note:

  • Special order items cannot be combined on an order with other items.
  • Special orders can sometimes take significantly longer than this estimate and sometimes our suppliers may be unable to fill a special order.
  • We cannot accept returns of special order titles.
  • If we haven't been able to get the product for you within about 3 months, we will automatically cancel the order and fully refund any payments that you have made.

New to special orders? Find out more.

Two small books of vivid drawings one filled with images by the Southern Cheyenne warrior-artist Howling Wolf and the other with images by Zotom, a Kiowa man came to the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, now part of the Autry National Center, in December 1986. The books were gifts from Leonora Curtin Paloheimo, and had been commissioned directly from the artists in 1877 by Paloheimo s grandmother, Eva Scott Muse Fenyes (1849 1930). At the time Fenyes commissioned the books, Zotom and Howling Wolf were imprisoned at Fort Marion in Saint Augustine, Florida. Like some of the other Southern Plains Indian prisoners held there between mid-1875 and mid-1878, the two men created many drawings for diverse reasons. Some of the prisoners books of drawings, including the two that Fenyes collected, were sold to people who visited the sixteenth-century Spanish fort.After Eva Scott Fenyes s death, the books went to her daughter, Leonora Muse Curtin (1879 1972), and subsequently they were passed to Leonora Curtin Paloheimo (1903 1999). More than one hundred years after their creation, the books became part of the Southwest Museum s collections. Unlike most of the museum s other holdings of Native American art, these two books originated with a commission by Fenyes, a young woman who continued as a patron of the arts for the remainder of her life.The study of what has become known as Plains Indian ledger art because the artists frequently used accountants ledger books as sources of paper and of Fort Marion drawings in particular, has burgeoned in the last forty years. Joyce Szabo s examination of the two drawing books by Zotom and Howling Wolf encompasses their origins and the issues surrounding their commission as well as what the images say about their creators and their collector. Szabo augments the complete reproduction of each page with detail photographs of the drawings."


Imprint: SAR Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2011
Authors: Joyce M. Szabo
Dimensions: 229 x 152mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 300
ISBN-13: 978-1-934691-45-8
Barcode: 9781934691458
Categories: Promotions
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Exhibition catalogues and specific collections
LSN: 1-934691-45-3

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners