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Summer in the Pueblo

1931 Dorothy Brett Born: London, England 1883 Died: San Cristobal, New Mexico 1977 oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (46.1 x 46.1 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Arvin Gottlieb 1991.205.5 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 32B


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London native Dorothy Brett was a prominent figure in the Taos art world of the 1930s. She had traveled there in 1924 with British writer D. H. Lawrence and his wife and decided to make it her home. Summer in the Pueblo is a fast study that captures the impact of brilliant fabrics against the dun-colored sand of southwestern cliffs.

Keywords

Architecture Exterior - domestic - pueblo

Figure group - female

Landscape - season - summer

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Dorothy Brett

Born: London, England 1883 Died: San Cristobal, New Mexico 1977

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