New works from old family collections at Tucson gallery

Louisa McElwain (1953-2013) Sombra de Saguaro – Medio Dia 2006 Oil on Canvas 54″ x 62″.
Acquired from a private collection Arizona. Originally purchased from Medicine Man Gallery in 2006, and just back in the gallery from the original owners, first time Sombra de Saguaro has been on the market since 2006.

By SoAzNewsX

The Medicine Man Art Gallery in Tucson is featuring new works from a number of old family collections. All pieces are available for sale.

The works being featured are by O. E. Berninghaus,  E. I. Couse,  Andrew Dasburg,  Maynard Dixon, and Louisa McElwain. The collection also includes old pawn jewelry,  kachinas,  baskets, beadwork, and pueblo pottery.
The Medicine Man Art Gallery is located at 6872 E. Sunrise Dr, Ste 130, Tucson, AZ. Phone number is 800-422-9384. Contact them via email at
Some of the pieces available are shown below:
Navajo Turquoise and Sandcast Silver Bracelet circa 1940 Size 7. Acquired from an old time Arizonan collection, first time on the market.
Zia Polychrome Olla with Bird Design circa 1890 11″ x 13″. Acquired from the original family; first time it has been on the market. The owner inherited this pot from her father, who traveled to New Mexico in the 1950s. The pot has wonderful ethnographic wear from being used as a water jar.


E. I. Couse (1866-1936) Recording the Buffalo Hunt 1908-10 Oil on Canvas 21.375″ x 31.625″.
Acquired out of a private collection in Texas. Original Couse frame. Authenticated by Virginia Couse Leavitt, granddaughter of E I Couse.



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