Southwest Series (1946-49)

Beginning during the period of study for his B.F.A. at the University of Colorado, Norman Daly took inspiration from the Southwest and Native American art. These works were first shown at the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York City in 1947-1950 in both group and one-man shows.

Small Southwest Paintings- 1946-49

These small paintings were done as studies for larger works. We believe that any larger works that may have been executed using these small studies were eventually sold or given away by Norman Daly. In other cases, a larger work may not have been created. Two of these studies which that have a corresponding larger work among those represented here. These are: ‘Autumn Rites’, and ‘Initiation Rites’. See related Mythical Animals Series

Last update: 4 April 2022

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