Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Raiding Two Horses) and Untitled (An Unfinished Sketch of a Buffalo), from an unidentified sketchbook ("Lance" sketchbook)

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


late 1860s-early 1870s

Ink, colored pencil, and ink wash on paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 6 1/8 × 8 11/16 in. (15.5 × 22 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


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Reverse: [drawing 2007.65.88]

Exhibition History

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

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. 57, plate 13.


Possibly with Morning Star Gallery, New Mexico, date unknown; [Important American Indian Art, Sale 8317, lot 330, Christie's, New York, December 1, 1999 (ex-collection, Mark Lansburgh)]; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

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