Nicolai Fechin Art for sale. Charcoals, Drawings, Paintings at Parsons in Taos
Henry Balink (1882 - 1963)
written by Robert Parsons
and Ashley Rolshoven
Henry Balink found Taos, NM, via a Chicago railroad travel poster.
He and his wife Maria Wessing settled in Taos, New Mexico on Ledoux Street in 1917.
They moved to Santa Fe in 1923.
He was overwhelmed at his reception in Taos.
"I wanted to go more West and I landed in Taos where I am now 6 weeks, and all ready I sold 5 pieces."
Henry Balink Paintings include::
“Northern New Mexico Village”
“Corn Dance, Taos”
“Mending a Moccasin”
Balink Museum Collections:
Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe
Albuquerque Museum of History and Art in Albuquerque
Tucson Museum of Art
Woolaroc in Bartlesville
Thomas F. Gilcrease Museum and the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa
National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center in Oklahoma City.
Over the course of his career, Balink painted over sixty-three different Native American tribes.
Henry Balink Highest Auction Prices
"Chief Trout, Pueblo Indian" Price: $93,600
"Mending a Moccasin" Price: $85,000
"Chief Whitesun, Taos, N.M." Price: $57,600
"Chief Shortman" Price: $57,500
"Steals Horses" Price: $48,000
"Chief Yellow Bird (Tad-Sa-On-Ja)" Price: $45,030
"Taos Elder" Price: $40,950
"Corn Dance, Taos" Price: $40,250
"CHIEF DANCE" Price: $39,000
"Juan Martinez, Santa Fe, New Mexico" Price: $38,838
Fine Art prices have risen steadily. Please contact the Gallery for the latest prices and current inventory.
Parsons does not offer Henry Balink prints, because no print can compare to the real paintings.
Parsons invites you to visit the Galleries to see the unmatched beauty of the real art.