Untitled (Warrior in Battle), from the "Robert Allen Guthrie Notebook"

Howling Wolf (Ho-na-nist-to), American / Southern Tsistsistas, 1849 - 1927, Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1874-1875

Ink and transparent and opaque watercolor on wove blue lined notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 11/16 x 7 3/16 in. (14.5 x 18.2 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

2007.65.8

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped, upper right, in blue ink: LANSBURGH [semi-circle] / 1987 [in graphite, in semi-circle]; reverse: [no drawing]

Course History

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Nineteenth-Century Ledger Drawings, The Lansburgh Collection, Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 10-31, 2000.

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

Nineteenth-Century Ledger Drawings, The Lansburgh Collection, [Brochure], Santa Fe: Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 2000.

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. 79, plate 35.

Provenance

Possibly from the ledger book owned by Robert Allen Guthrie, Topeka, Kansas, 1874; Joe Rivera, Mission, South Dakota [in partnership with Dennis Lessard, scholar of Native American Art]; to H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1981; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1988; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 8

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