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Original Art-Fred Cleveland, Navajo Artist

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Description

Original Art-Fred Cleveland, Navajo Artist. 28''H x 22''W. Recently deceased. The colors are earthy, yet they are bright and vibrant. Signed by the artist in the lower right. A member of the Bitter Water and Kayonnie clans of the Navajo, Fred Cleveland says he was born at ''one of the first Indian hospitals - a Hogan''. Raised in the rugged high desert mountains near Ganado, Arizona, his family raised sheep, where Fred was exposed to the arts as a young boy watching his mother weave rugs and his father create images in the curative process of traditional Navajo sand paintings. For as long as he can remember, Fred as been a painter, and largely self-taught, although he spent valued learning time crafting the basics of his ''Native American Western'' style at The American Academy of the Arts in Chicago.

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Estimate $125 – $200
Starting Bid $80
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