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Pablita Passes

Victor Higgins, Pablita Passes (Walking Rain), circa 1916-1917, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 42 5/8 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of Robert L.B. Tobin, 1992 (1992.6.1) Photo by Blair Clark

Pablita Passes

Secondary Title:Walking Rain
Artist: Victor Higgins (American, 1884 - 1949)
Date: circa 1916-1917
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Image: 39 3/4 x 42 5/8 in. (101 x 108.3 cm)
Frame: 45 3/4 x 48 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (116.2 x 123.8 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Painting
Credit Line: Gift of Robert L.B. Tobin, 1992
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 1992.6.1
Description
This scene depicts villagers gathering for discussion in front of an adobe house after hearing the news of the passing of the young Pablita, a local Hispanic girl who had modeled for the artist.
Not on view
In Collection(s)
Publication and Exhibition History: 2/1/1917 - 3/4/1917 Exhibit: "Twenty-First Annual Exhibition of Artists of Chicago and Vicinity" 2/8/1970 - 3/8/1970 Exhibit: "Masterpieces from the Museum of New Mexico" 11/21/1971 - 1/16/1972 Exhibit: Victor Higgins, 1884-1949: Retrospective Exhibition 1/12/1973 - 3/17/1973 Exhibit: "Picturesque Images of Taos and Santa Fe" 8/1/1984 - 9/23/1984 Exhibit: "Victor Higgins in New Mexico" 12/1990 - 5/1992 Exhibit: "Victor Higgins: An American Master" 1/10/1994 - 3/26/1995 Exhibit: "The Informing Spirit: Art of the American Southwest and West Coast Canada, 1925-1945" 5/10/2002 - 3/17/2003 Exhibit: "Abstract to Realism"