Untitled (Mexican Soldiers in Battle) [rightside of a two page composition], from an unidentified sketchbook

Unknown artist ("Kiowa-Mexican"), American / Ka'igwu and/or Mexican, active late 19th century, Ka'igwu (Kiowa) and/or Mexican, Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Graphite and crayon on wove sketchbook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 in. (22.9 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

2007.65.101

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Watermark: J. Whatman / 1858; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.100]

Course History

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

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

Mike Cowdrey, The Mark Lansburgh Collection of Kiowa Drawings, manuscript, San Luis Obispo, California, January 2000, p. 17-22, ill.

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. 23, figure 2.3; p. 145, plate 99B.

Provenance

Possibly with Morning Star Gallery, New Mexico, date unknown; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 35

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