Untitled (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Rescuing a Wounded Comrade), from the "Robert Allen Guthrie Notebook"

Unknown artist ("Guthrie" Notebook), American / Tsistsistas, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1874-1875

Graphite, colored pencil, watercolor on wove blue lined notebook paper

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

2007.65.89

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, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right: LANSBURGH [in semi-circle] / 1987 [in graphite, in center of semi-circle]; reverse: [no drawiing]

Course History

Center for Cartoon Studies, Steven Bissette, Fall 2019

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

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, ill. p. i; p. 82, plate 38.

Provenance

Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1987; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 93

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