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There Were Once Seven Boys, Who Spent All Their Time Dancing, and so, They Danced Up Into the Sky, And Are There Now: The Pleiades., from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians

ca. 1966 Robert Riggs Born: Decatur, Illinois 1896 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1970 graphite and charcoal on paper 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Philip Desind 1986.91.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

Ceremony - dance

Ethnic - Indian - Lenape

Figure group - male

Mythology - other - American Indian

drawing

charcoal

pencil - graphite

paper - wove paper

About Robert Riggs

Born: Decatur, Illinois 1896 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1970

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