Untitled (A Formation of U.S. Soldiers in Battle), page number 139 and Untitled (A Warrior Counts Coup on an Enemy), page number 140, from the "Vincent Price Ledger"
Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), Tsistsistas and/or Inunaina / American, active late 19th century
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne) and / or Inunaina (Arapaho)
late 19th century
Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper
Overall: 5 11/16 × 11 11/16 in. (14.4 × 29.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Inscribed, in graphite and colored pencil, upper right: [name glyph: "Horse"]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 140; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 139 [drawing 2007.88.6]
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. 119, plate 75.
Ledger Book drawn about 1879-1882; collected by an unidentified dealer, Laguna Beach, California; sold to Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (1911-1993), California, early 1960's; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; given to present collection, 2007.
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