Juan Nakai Arizona Mid Century Desert Landscape Oil On Board Signed Dated
Juan Nakai 1930-1973, Mid Century Painting, Arizona Desert Landscape Inspiration on Board. Aged, signed, dated 66 . incredible colors, depicting mountain with period wood frame. Generally in good condition, minor loss of paint, climate affects. Inscribed provenance in hand written pen or pencil behind the torn paper on the protection board, lightly noticeable. Label indication Southern California Frame Company . The art requires Cleaning and Repair. Juan Nakai is a Listed Artist.
Letter we received from Artist's Niece was incredibly valuable. She wrote that Juan Nakai not only was a painter, but he was a carpenter. He built furniture upon his move to Shiprock New Mexico. In AZ He lived with his siblings and parents. He lived in NM for the rest of his life..
" she wrote, If you travel through the Shiprock town, stop and check out the Chat N Chew drive-in diner. Juan's painting still decorates the inside of that diner".
dimension: 14.5" H. x 22.5" W.
Medium: Oil On Board