Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Bowstring Society Warrior Counts Coup on a Non-Native Enemy), from the "Robert Allen Guthrie Notebook"

Unknown artist ("Guthrie" Notebook), American / Tsistsistas, active late 19th century, Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1874-1875

Graphite and transparent and opaque watercolor on wove blue lined notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 11/16 x 7 3/16 in. (14.5 x 18.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Partial gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949; and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund, and the Offices of the President and Provost of Dartmouth College

2007.65.10

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Reverse: [no drawing]

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.

Publication History

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. 25, figure 2.6; p. 81, plate 37.

Provenance

Possibly from the ledger book owned by Robert Allen Guthrie, Topeka, Kansas, 1874; Joe Rivera, Mission, South Dakota [in partnership with Dennis Lessard, scholar of Native American Art]; to H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1981; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1988; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 10

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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