Indian Ponies Menu

This is another dinner menu from the Santa Fe Grand Canyon whose interior is identical to yesterday’s Monument Valley menu and last month’s Grand Canyon menu. The cover painting is by Gerard Curtis Delano, an eastern artist who moved to Colorado in 1919, at the age of 29.

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The Santa Fe acquired this painting in 1942 and used it on the company’s 1945 calendar. This subdued painting is actually unusual for Delano, whose paintings tended to feature bright, saturated colors as shown in the example below.

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