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Untitled (Tehuanas in Huipil Grande Headdresses), ca. 1940

  • Roberto Montenegro, Mexican, 1885 - 1968

Oil on canvas

  • Overall: 36 1/8 × 30 inches (91.8 × 76.2 cm)

Museum Purchase, funds from Hill Memorial Fund

2019.99

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Women
  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Headdresses
  • Ceremonial costume
  • Figures (representations)
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Bouquets

2014, by descent, the artist's sister, Eva M. Nelson (Los Angeles, California, USA); May 22-23, 2019, consigned (Christie's, New York, New York, USA); 2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

"Detroit Institute of Arts adds works to Native American collection, new works by women artists," Artdaily. Accessed on [November 4, 2021]. https://artdaily.cc/news/131545/Detroit-Institute-of-Arts-adds-works-to-Native-American-collection--new-works-by-women-artists#.YYQ0NWDMKUm.

Roberto Montenegro, Untitled (Tehuanas in Huipil Grande Headdresses), ca. 1940, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, funds from Hill Memorial Fund, 2019.99.