Untitled ("Indian Police" on Patrol), page number 188 and Untitled (A Formation of U.S. Soldiers), page number 187, 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)
late 19th century
Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper
Sheet (Irreg.): 5 13/16 × 11 11/16 in. (14.7 × 29.7 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, above left figure: [name glyph: man on horseback]; inscribed, in graphite and yellow pencil, above right figure: [name glyph: figure with no arms; middle split open)]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 188; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 187 [drawing 2007.65.44]
Possible: "The Lansburgh Collection" Nedra Matteucci Gallery Santa Fe, NM August 11-31, 2000
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. 125, plate 81; p. 248, figure 7.18.
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.
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