Inscribed, in blue pencil, in script, above left figure: Pawnee; inscribed, in graphite and orange pencil, in script, above right figure: Heap of Bears; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: [name glyph: (bear with hash marks); "Heap of Bears"]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 110; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper stamp: 109 [no drawing]
NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013
Possibly exhibited Morning Star Gallery, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown.
Possibly exhibited Medicine Man Gallery, Inc. [J. Mark Sublette], Tucson, Arizona, date unknown.
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 Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors, David A. Schorsch, New York, New York, January 16-March 14, 1990.
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. 52, plate 8; p. 244, figure 7.13.
Petersen, Karen Daniels, The Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors. New York: David A. Schorsch, Inc., 1990.
Ledger book collected by Peter W. Edwards (1822/24-1872), Waukegan, Illinois; to his eldest daughter, Ida Edwards; to her son, George Williams; to his son, G. Kent Williams; with David A. Schorsch, New York, 1990; with H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.
Lansburgh no.: 6
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