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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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