x SOLD R. Brownell McGrew (1916-1994) - Under a Shade (PDC90536-1220-099)
- Medium: Pencil on Paper
- Size: 10.5'' x 8''
Signed lower right corner. 19.25" x 16.375" framed. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona. The owner is the daughter of the artist. The bottom figure drawing that was used for the painting published on page 24, "R. Brownell McGrew", hardcover, August 1978, Laguna Beach Museum of Art presented by the Thunderbird Foundation. This book 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.