Untitled (Gaigwa (Kiowa) Warrior in Battle with Mexican Soldiers) [left-side of image], from an Unidentified Sketchbook

Unknown artist ("Kiowa-Mexican"), American / Ka'igwu and/or Mexican, active late 19th century, Ka'igwu (Kiowa) and/or Mexican, Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Graphite, crayon and ink on wove sketchbook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 9 x 13 3/16 in. (22.9 x 33.5 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

2007.65.99

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 black ink, upper right: Cheyenne brave / surrounded by Trops [sic] and / Killed; Watermark: J. Whatman / 1858; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.98]

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. 23, figure 2.3; p. 144, plate 99A.

Mike Cowdrey, The Mark Lansburgh Collection of Kiowa Drawings, manuscript, San Luis Obispo, California, January 2000, p. 17-22, ill.

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.: 34

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