Untitled ("Short Bull" and "Eagle Bear" Fleeing Gunfire from Apsaalooke (Crow) Scouts and U.S. Soldiers), page number III [Roman numeral], 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 and watercolor on wove blue lined notebook paper

Sheet: 7 1/2 x 10 in. (19 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

2007.65.62

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 corner: III; inscribed, in ink, upper center above figure: Eagle Bear; inscribed in ink, upper center above other figure: Short Bull; inscribed, in ink, upper right: war Crow and solders [sic]; reverse: [not numbered; no drawing]

Publication History

Native American Ledger Drawing Book, Morning Star Gallery, Tokyo: Parco Co., Ltd., p. 21 [page not numberd], date unknown.

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. 170, plate 124; p. 233, figure 7.1.

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.: 67

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