Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Counts Coup), from an unidentified sketchbook ("Lance" sketchbook)

Unknown artist ("Lance" sketchbook), American / possibly Tsistsistas, active mid - late 19th century, possibly Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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late 1860s-early 1870s

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 15/16 x 8 11/16 in. (15.1 x 22 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

2007.65.81

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; upper right: [bird glyph with line]; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.82]

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. 59, plate 15.

Provenance

Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 85

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