Andrew Dasburg (1887-1979) was born in Paris and emigrated to New York City in 1892. He studied at the New York Art Students League and spent time in Paris with Gertrude Stein, Henri Matisse and Morgan Russell as a young man.


In 1913, he exhibited at the Armory Show, and was later invited to New Mexico by Mabel Dodge Luhan. He moved to Santa Fe in 1921, and was part of Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz’s circle.