Luke Failed to Communicate

Dwayne Wilcox, American / Oglala Lakota, born 1957, Oglala Lakota, Lakota (Teton Sioux), Central Plains, Plains

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2008

Crayon, graphite, colored pencil and felt-tipped pen on ledger paper

Overall: 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (24.2 x 39.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Fund

2008.59.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in ink, lower left: Wilcox / 08 [in script]; inscribed, in ink, left center: 1890 [on first figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, left center: 1973 [on second figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, center: 1443 [on third figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, center: 1868 [on fourth figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, center: 9912 [on fifth figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, right center: 46203 [on sixth figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, right center: 8691 [on seventh figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, right center: 43282 [on eighth figure's uniform]; inscribed, in ink, lower to upper left: 1882 Dr C. C. Buck Cr / M[illegible, possibly May 31] To Amt LA 110 111,5 March 30 By Amt L. A. ,,, 111,5 [in script, written with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, with left at bottom]; inscribed, in ink, lower to upper center: 1882 Dr [illegible] and J B Thurber Cr / May 31 To Amt LA 150 31 63 May 31 By Amt LA 131 311,3 / July ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, July ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 51.42 / Aug ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 5582 / X $8805 $8805 [in script, written with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, with left at bottom]; printed, in ink, lower left corner: 282 [printed with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, with left at bottom]; printed, in ink, on label affixed to reverse of mount: LUKE FAILED TO COMMUNICATE 282

Course History

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2012

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2012

Provenance

Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2008.

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