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Last Chance Passed Lots Auction: October 28th, 2022

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Lot 99

Jean Charlot (1898-1979) Snake Dancers Lithograph

Estimate: $450 - $900

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Featured in this lot is this framed original lithograph called "Snake Dancers," circa 1952 by Jean Charlot born in 1898 and died in 1979. The artwork features a wonderfully and professionally crafted lithograph construction that shows two Native figures holding a snake and dancing in ceremonial garments. The lithograph features a blind stamp (a leaning K in a circle in a square) in the bottom left hand corner and shows a hand signed signature in the bottom right hand corner. Jean Charlot was a printmaker, muralist, painter and illustrator. Born in France, he lived and traveled in Mexico and the United States, creating art everywhere he went. He was greatly influence by the Mayan style of art and is perhaps best known for the works he created while in Mexico. The condition of this framed lithograph is good with no obvious signs of damage and shows good overall condition. The measurements of this framed lithograph is 20 7/8" x 16 7/8" and the visible art measures 14" x 10 1/8". Provenance: From the renowned Sundog Fine Art Bozeman, Montana collection and collected by Bruce VanLandingham. Bruce VanLandingham was a pillar in the American Indian collecting community and a respected expert. Along with being an avid collector, Bruce also was the sole owner of Sundog Fine Art Gallery in Bozeman, which was both part museum and gallery.