Untitled (Short Bull in Battle against the Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)), page number 23, 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

Colored pencil, ink, watercolor and graphite on wove blue lined notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 11/16 x 10 in. (19.6 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

2007.65.64

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 iron gall ink, upper left, in script: Pawnea [sic] tribe of Indian [sic]; upper right above figure: Short Bull; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 23; on reverse, lower right, in graphite: 156 [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.

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.

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. 174, plate 128.

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. 19, ill. no. 6.

Provenance

Short Bull (about 1845-1915), Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota; given to Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921), about 1906; to her husband, Paul Burlin (1886-1969), Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1922; Sotheby's New York, Fine American Indian Art, December 2, 1987, lot 141 (23); Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Charles and Valerie Diker, New York, New York; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 69

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