Auction 2018 - Sold

Lot 101

This lot was auctioned April 7th.

Robert Rishell
1917-1976
Navajo Shepherd
Oil on canvas
36 x 30 inches
FRAMED/BASE: 48 x 42 inches
ESTIMATE: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
Signed lower right
Sold For: $ 15,210
Includes buyer's premium

Additional Details

A lifelong resident of Oakland, California (and son of a former mayor), Robert Clifford Rishell studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts. In addition to easel paintings, Rishell was one of the founders of the Oakland Museum and painted some of the murals there. Rishell specialized in native portraits and scenes in Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. Navajo Shepherd exemplifies his precise yet dramatic style.

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