Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Crooked Lance Society Warrior), 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 and colored pencil on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 6 x 8 5/8 in. (15.2 x 21.9 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

2007.65.86

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Reverse: [drawing 2007.65.85]

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. 24, figure 2.4; p. 54, plate 10.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 90

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