Photographs of Jose Encarnacion Peña murals and Patricia Peña dolls, circa 1976-1980

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-24
Creators:
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso
Dates:
circa 1976-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 color slides
3 color prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs probably made by Patricia Peña depicting artwork created by her and her husband, including Encarnacion Peña murals and Patricia Peña dolls. The collection also includes one image of Encarnacion Peña painting a mural at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
José Encarnacion Peña (1902-1979, also known as Soqween) was a painter and potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo and the nephew of potter Maria Martinez. He studied painting under Dorothy Dunn at "The Studio" of the Santa Fe Indian School in the early 1930s. Peña was known for his watercolor and mural paintings of dances, as well as pottery figurines and fetishes. His wife Patricia Peña made dolls, including "Maria the Potter," which won Best Doll and Judges Choice in the Annual American Indian Show in Phoenix, 1981.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 98-24

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 98-24, Photographs of Jose Encarnacion Peña murals and dolls, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
San Ildefonso

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
An original painting by Encarnacion Peña held in National Anthropological Archives MS 7429.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Museum of the American Indian also holds Encarnacion Peña paintings.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs of Encarnacion Peña, including one by Patricia Peña, held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-30 and Photo Lot 80-37.
Location of Other Archival Materials
An original mural by Encarnacion Peña, which is depicted in this collection, can be found at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Patricia Peña, circa 1998.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tewa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dolls Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peña, Patricia (artist and possible photographer) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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