Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior in the Midst of Gunfire), page number 104), from the "Vincent Price Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), Tsistsistas and/or Inunaina / American, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne) and / or Inunaina (Arapaho), Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 3/4 × 11 11/16 in. (14.6 × 29.7 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

2007.65.37

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, in graphite, above figure: [name glyph: "man on horseback"]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 104; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 103 [drawing 2077.65.110]

Course History

Center for Cartoon Studies, Steven Bissette, Fall 2019

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

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.

"The Lansburgh Collection" Nedra Matteucci Gallery Santa Fe, NM August 11-31, 2000

Publication History

Morning Star Gallery documentation, Santa Fe: Morning Star Gallery, not dated.

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. 29, figure 2.13; p. 115, plate 71.

Provenance

Ledger Book drawn about 1879-1882; collected by an unidentified dealer, Laguna Beach, California; sold to Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (1911-1993), California, early 1960's; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 43

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