|Stephen Howard Naegle
American Watercolor Artist
|The Works of Stephen Naegle - A Catalogue, Page 21
Copyright 2004 - 2007
All Rights Reserved
|114. Saguaro, no date, watercolor, 20 5/8" x 28 1/2", the magnificent giant
saguaro cactus is a hearty specimen. The paintings falls into three areas, sky,
distant mountains, and the foreground containing the massive saguaro plant.
Saguaro is pronounced with the G silent, saw waw ro.
115. Untitled portrait, 1960, oil, 46" x 30", a black woman in a white
blouse, seated in a straight-back but padded-bottom chair. The figure has her
hands clasped together loosely in her lap. Little emotion is shown in the face of
the unnamed subject. This period has Stephen attending Utah State University
in Logan Utah.
116. Platte River Ranch, 1981, oil, 29" x 41", a large painting for Stephen.
Excellent painting, great use of tree limbs in the fall foliage. Three wooden
buildings possibly workshop or small animal sheds. The one in the distance
may be a small home? Great use of shadow across the roofs of the buildings.
117. Untitled Sculpture, no date, steel and solder, 13" x 3" x 3", a slender
female subject, torso turned slightly to the left with right arm grasping left arm
at the elbow. Left hand touching left thigh. Dark metal.
118. Mining Town, 1980, pencil 8 1/2" x 12", thirteen rooftops show in this
intense pencil drawing of an old mining town. Wow, chimneys, partial fences,
and an old wooden boat frame in the grass foreground.
All of these works are found in Nicolaysen Art Museum Booklet 1988, Stephen