This drawing is in good condition. With the unaided eye, there are visible marks where a smaller window mat was previously used. There is yellowing of the paper. The work is mounted under plexiglass and has not been inspected out of the frame. The frame is an extruded black aluminum with a beige French lined float mat. The frame is in very good condition with normal wear. Verso: label: Benson Fine Art, Ruidoso, New Mexico, listing artist, title, signature information and dimensions.Attached copy: photocopy of a page from “Portraits of the Southwest” Apache Head, 1915, no. 36, showing a similar profile drawing. Inscribed: UV Plexi Cons Board 4/4/92.
Signed l/r: MD [artist's cipher] Rice-Ariz July-15. PROVENANCE: Benson Fine Art, Ruidoso, NM (label verso) Private Collection, MI
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