Untitled (Short Bull Raiding Two Horses), page number 4, from a Short Bull notebook

Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecela), American / Lakota, about 1845 - 1915, Lakota (Teton Sioux), South Dakota, Plains

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about 1885-1890

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

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 7/8 x 10 in. (20 x 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949

2007.88.1

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 graphite, lower left: 4; inscribed, in ink, upper right next to figure: Short Bull; reverse: [not numbered; no drawing]

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. 171, plate 125; p. 191, figure 4.1.

Provenance

Short Bull (about 1845-1915), Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota; given to Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921), about 1909; possibly with Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; given to present collection, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 101

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