Untitled (Short Bull Counting Coup on a Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee) Warrior), page number 21, from a Short Bull notebook

Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecela), American / Lakota, about 1845 - 1915, Lakota (Teton Sioux), South Dakota, Plains

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about 1885-1890

Watercolor, graphite, ink, colored pencil on wove blue lined notebook paper

Overall: 7 3/4 × 10 in. (19.7 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Gift of Ann H. and Harte C. Crow

2005.28

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in iron gall ink, upper left: Pawnea e [sic] tribe of indians; upper right edge: short Bull; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 21; reverse: [no drawing]; inscribed, "For Anita & Bob with respect, appreciation & friendship. Mark Lansburgh 1989"

Course History

CCS, James Sturm, Winter 2019

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

Native American Ledger Drawings from the Hood Museum of Art: The Mark Lansburgh Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2-December 19, 2010.

A Space for Dialogue 31, Myth of the Noble Savage, Meghan Rice, Class of 2006, Special Projects Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 3-May 21, 2006.

Publication History

Meghan Rice, A Space for Dialogue 31, Myth of the Noble Savage, Hanover, New Hampshire,: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 1.

Colin G. Calloway, Editor, Ledger Narratives, The Plains Indian Drawings of the Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (published in cooperation with the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire), 2012, p. 173, plate 127.

Provenance

Short Bull (about 1845-1915), Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota; given to Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921), Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 23, 1997; given to Harte C. and Ann H. Crow, Etna, New Hampshire, 1989; given to present collection, 2005..

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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