Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) or Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Counts Coup on an Enemy), page number 222, from the "Vincent Price Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), American / Tsistsistas and/or Inunaina, 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: 5 3/4 x 11 11/16 in. (14.6 x 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

2007.65.49

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 and yellow pencil, above right figure: [name glyph: owl]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 222; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 221 [no drawing]

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

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. 127, plate 83.

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.: 57

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