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c 1940
By Pablita Velarde
The black bear, native to New Mexico is greatly respected by Pueblo people. Black bears vary in color from black to blond. This work was commissioned by Bandelier National Monument under the Works Progress Administration [WPA] program.
Casein paint, mat board
. L 40.0, W 28.0 cm [L 16, W 11 inches] [framed]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 678