Untitled (Membership Payment by a Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Bowstring Society Warrior with his Possessions), page number 101, from the "Old White Woman Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Old White Woman" Ledger), American / Tsistsistas, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1880-1890

Graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor on wove ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 3/8 x 11 13/16 in. (18.8 x 30 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

2007.65.53

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]:101; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 102 [partial sketch of an arm and head]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Native Paths, American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, May 7, 1998 - January 2, 2000.

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. 27, figure 2.10; p. 153, plate 107.

Allen Wardwell, Editor, Native Paths, American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, p. 21, ill. no. 6.

Provenance

From the formerly bound Old White Woman Ledger (46 pages); [partial label, Christie's, Stock #RK620 Sale, lot 20]; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; Charles and Valerie Diker, New York, New York, date unknown; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: replacement for #46

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