Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Courting Couple Meet), page number 61, from the "Old White Woman Ledger"
Unknown artist ("Old White Woman" Ledger), Tsistsistas / American, active late 19th century
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Graphite on colored pencil on wove ledger paper
Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/16 × 11 13/16 in. (18.6 × 30 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Inscribed, in graphite, above right figure: [name glyph; "Old White Woman"]; preprinted, ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 61; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 62 [no drawing]
Center for Cartoon Studies, Steven Bissette, Fall 2019
"The Lansburgh Collection" Nedra Matteucci Gallery Santa Fe, NM August 11-31, 2000
Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.
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. 18, figure 1.11; p. 151, plate 105.
From the formerly bound Old White Woman Ledger (46 pages); with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 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.
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu