R. Brownell McGrew (1916-1994) - Number SK. 523, Drawing of Two Native Women with Children and Umbrellas (PDC90536-1220-004)
- Medium: Pencil on Paper
- Size: 11'' x 8.5''
Signed lower right corner. 11" x 8.5" unframed. Acquired from original family. The owner is the daughter of the artist. Figure on the right was a sketch used for the painting published on page 94, "R. Brownell McGrew", hardcover, August 1978, Laguna Beach Museum of Art presented by the Thunderbird Foundation. This book is included. This painting is also published in Arizona Highways, July 1969 issue. A copy of the magazine is included. Includes a copies of a photographs: artist sleeping in a hogan in 1970, artist with his wife in 1988, artist c. 1977, artist with his horse Silver in Cottonwood, AZ 1967. R. Brownell McGrew is well-known for his large paintings with brilliant color and are in collections such as the Gilcrease Museum, Cowboy Artists of America, the Eiteljorg Museum, and many private collections. The Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona has thousands of his photographs and his extensive journals on his trips to the Navajo and Hopi reservations. McGrew's personal pencil sketches remained with his personal papers and family collections.