Untitled (Short Bull Raiding Five Horses), page number 32, from a Short Bull notebook

Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecela), American / Lakota, about 1845 - 1915, Lakota (Teton Sioux), South Dakota, Plains

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about 1885-1890

Ink, watercolor, and graphite on wove blue lined notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/8 x 10 in. (19.4 x 25.4 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

2007.65.61

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, lower left: 32; inscribed, in iron gall ink, upper center above figure: Short Bull take [sic] [a crossed out] horses; reverse: [not numbered; no drawing]

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.

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. 177, plate 131.

Provenance

Short Bull (about 1845-1915), Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota; given to Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921), about 1909; possibly with Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 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.: 66

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