Untitled ("Arapahoes after a Ute Village"), page number 6, from a Chief Killer sketchbook

Chief Killer (Noh-hu-nah-wih), Southern Tsistsistas, 1849 - 1922, Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about mid-1875-mid-1878

Graphite, colored pencil, ink, crayon and watercolor on wove sketchbook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 8 5/8 × 11 1/4 in. (21.9 × 28.6 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

2007.65.21

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower right, in black ink over graphite: Arapahoes after a / Ute village; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 6; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.20]

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. 99, plate 55; p. 202, figure 5.2; p. 210, figure 5.11 (detail).

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.167, Fig.1.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 20

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