Zavaleta Painting of Native American Woman (Original)

Severo Enrique Zavaleta (Bolivia, born 1932) Native American Painting

This is a beautiful original oil portrait painting by Severo Enrique Zavaleta of a Native American Navajo woman with black braided hair. She is wearing beaded necklace made of turquoise. Her hair braids are adorned with matching beaded adornements The painting commands attention with its size of 30″ X 24″ without the frame, and 38″ x 32″ with the frame.

Zavaleta is a South American artist from Bolivia. Zavaleta traveled throughout the Southwest and Western United States, painting a portrait of only a few Native American members of a tribe before moving on to the next. There are a limited number of these original oil paintings and each is much different.