Item #8943 Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'. Ernest Franklin, Ernie Bulow.
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'
Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'

Original Art for 'Navajo Taboos'

[Twin Lakes, NM]: (c.1990). 14 original ink and watercolor illustrations [25 cm x 20 cm] / [10" x 8"] each signed at the lower right corner. All are bright. Item #8943

This collection of original illustrations were created by Navajo/Dine artist, Ernest Franklin, for the Ernest Bulow authored work on Navajo Taboos.

- 'Snakes are closely related to lightning' (p.22)
- 'It's not a good idea to sleep whil herding sheep' (p.62)
- 'Blame dead spiders on somebody else' (p.83)
- 'Earmarking a horse will make it stupid' (p.102)
- 'Never cut off a horse's tail' (p.104)
- [Man's Best Friend] (p.108)
- 'Written symbols, like words, have power to cause harm' (p.119)
- [Babies] (p.146)
- 'Rude visitors often have bad luck' (p.154)
- 'Running around your hogan is just asking for trouble' (p.157)
- 'Eating in bed is frowned on' (p.166)
- 'The successful hunter doesn't sleep with his wife' (p.188)
- 'Never look into an empty sweat lodge' (p.200)
- 'Evil spirits make unloaded guns dangerous' (p.205)

Ernest Franklin (1942-2010) was a prize-winning artist who began drawing in early childhood. Franklin is most widely known for his illustrations of Tony Hillerman's Leaphorn & Chee Series. He worked in variety of mediums, including traditional Navajo silversmithing, rawhide braiding and leather carving, both welded and cast sculpture, ceramic pieces, pencil, oil, conte crayon and pen and ink, but it is his vibrant watercolors of cowboy scenes that were his personal favorites. He called himself an Indian Cowboy Artist.

Price: $3,150.00

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