Untitled (White Swan Riding Through Gunfire)

White Swan, American / Apsaalooke, 1851 - 1904, Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke), Montana, Northern Plains, Plains

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about 1890

Graphite and colored pencil on wove canvas paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/8 × 9 3/16 in. (19.3 × 23.4 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

2007.65.93

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, on reverse, in graphite, upper right, in script: Mrs. E. P. Green / 17958 Hatton / Reseda, Co / Di 7-3421; stamped, lower left, in ink: LANSBURGH [semi-circle] / in graphite, 1987

Course History

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.

A Space for Dialogue 77, What's in a Flag? Artists' Intentions and the Meaning of the Stars and Stripes, Caroline Liegey, Class of 2013, Levinson Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1-August 19, 2013.

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. 1; p. 182, plate 136.

Caroline Liegey, A Space for Dialogue 77, What's in a Flag? Artists' Intentions and the Meaning of the Stars and Stripes, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2013, checklist no. 6.

Provenance

Possibly owned by Mrs. E. P. Green, Reseda, California; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, by 1987; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 97

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