Untitled (A Mexican Horseman) and Untitled (A Gaigwa (Kiowa) Warrior Counts Coup on a Non-Native Man), from an unidentified sketchbook
Unknown artist ("Kiowa-Mexican"), Ka'igwu and/or Mexican / American, active late 19th century
Ka'igwu (Kiowa) and/or Mexican
late 19th century
Graphite, colored pencil, crayon on wove sketchbook paper
Sheet (Irreg.): 9 × 13 1/8 in. (22.9 × 33.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Inscribed, in graphite, upper right on horse's neck: H; inscribed, in graphite, center on horse's torso: O; inscribed, in graphite, center on horse's haunch: H; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: MEXICAN; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.32]
Mike Cowdrey, The Mark Lansburgh Collection of Kiowa Drawings, manuscript, San Luis Obispo, California, January 2000, p. 5-7, 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. 140, plate 95.
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.
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