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