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Maize Maze, Acrylic on Canvas by Alice Warder Seely

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Alice Warder Seely, New Mexico Artist
  • Category: Paintings
  • Origin: Anglo-Euro (non-Native) American
  • Medium: acrylic on canvas
    unframed, gallery wrap
  • Size: 24” x 24” image
    unframed, gallery wrap
  • Item # C3689C
  • Price: $1,500.00

This painting by Alice Seely is of the central corn plant superimposed over a maze is aptly entitled Maize Maze.  Corn is one of the most important plants in many societies in the Americas.  Alice Seely is an amazing woman and remarkable Western Artist with an impressive talented family.  She is a painter, jeweler, and amateur horticulturist, raising many plants on her farm in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

Alice Warder Seely signature

It is acrylic paints on canvas which has been stretched over a frame.  The four sides of the covered frame are painted as well. The painting is signed on front as just Seely and also on verso Alice Warder Seely and dated 1987.

Alice Seely had a rewarding young life living in Santa Fe near Canyon Road and Garcia Street with her parents in a John Gaw Meem adobe home. The family was well off financially. Her family heritage is mixed Indian, Spanish and Anglo as were many Santa Fe residents of the time.  Her paternal grandparents lived in a small Spanish village in Northern New Mexico and were descended from Pueblo and Comanche Indians. Her biological father was a New Mexico muralist and landscape painter.  Her step father was Navajo artist Narciso Abeyta (Ha-So-De), father of artist Tony Abeyta.

 

Condition: appears to be in very good condition with only a few hairline cracks in the acrylic paint

Provenance: Maize Maze, Acrylic on Canvas by Alice Warder Seely is from the collection of Marvin and Betty Rubin of Albuquerque

Relative Links: Alice SeelyNarciso AbeytaTony Abeyta, Painting

Close up view of this painting.

Alice Warder Seely, New Mexico Artist
  • Category: Paintings
  • Origin: Anglo-Euro (non-Native) American
  • Medium: acrylic on canvas
    unframed, gallery wrap
  • Size: 24” x 24” image
    unframed, gallery wrap
  • Item # C3689C
  • Price: $1,500.00

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