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Larsen Art Auction returns to season with 28 Native American pieces of artistic expression

Credit: Fritz Scholder Native American 1937-2005. Lot 348: American Indian No. 4 (T:72-204),1972. Lithograph on BFK Rives paper. Ed. 58 of 100. 30” X 22”. Signed in pencil Scholder, lower right. $1,000-$2,000.
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Larsen Gallery is announcing its largest collection to date of Native American works that will go up for auction when the Larsen Art Auction returns on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Of the 400 lots that will go up for auction, Larsen is offering well over 60 works by Native American artists including paintings, sculptures and limited-edition graphics, according to a press release.

The Larsen Art Auction will take place at Larsen Gallery at 3705 N. Bishop Lane in Scottsdale.

Native American artists in the sale include:

(4) works by Earl Biss, (1) work by T.C. Cannon, (1) work by Tony Da, (2) works by R.C. Gorman, (1) work by Darren Vigil Grey, (1) work by Ethelbah Upton (Greyshoes), (1) work by Allan Houser, (4) works by Dan Namingha, (1) work by Kim Obrzut, (1) work by Kevin Red Star, (28) works by Fritz Scholder, (3) works by Roxanne Swentzell, and (1) work by Emmi Whitehorse.

Credit: Ed Mell American b. 1942. Lot 407: Chino Longhorns. Oil on Canvas. 18” X 24”. 23” X 29” X 1.5” framed. Signed Ed Mell, lower right. $15,000 – $25,000.

Other notable works at Larsen Art Auction

Credit: Keith Haring American 1958-1990. Lot 102: Untitled X Figure (plate4)(Littmann P 74-75), 1987. Lithograph on BFK Rives paper. Ed.28 of 100. 11” X 14.75”. 16” X 20” X1” Framed. Signed and dated in pencil K. Haring ’87⊕, lower right. $20,000-$30,000.

Other notable Native American works include a selection of indigenous works by women artists. The Tafoya family brings Blackware pottery by Gwen Tafoya, LuAnn Tafoya and two works by Margaret Tafoya.

In addition, the sale will include works by Teresita Naranjo, Sharon Garcia Naranjo and Cliff Roller.

There are also two lots being offered, one with six items and another with a collection of 18 miniatures, by a variety of Native American potters, mostly from the Santa Clara Pueblo.

The auction includes a total of (28) Fritz Scholder’s works as the Larsen Gallery’s annual Fritz Scholder exhibition remains set for February 2023.

Credit: Fred Tieken American 1935-2022. Lot 98: I Said No Anchovies!, 2017. Acrylic on wood panel with plexiglass. 42” X 31.5”. Signed and dated Tieken 2017, lower right. $500-$1,000.
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