From Here to Eternity

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

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2008

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

Sheet (Irreg.): 9 5/8 × 15 1/2 in. (24.4 × 39.4 cm)

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

© Dwayne Wilcox

2008.59.3

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

21st century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in ink, upper center: Wilcox / 08 [in script]; inscribed, in ink, upper left: 1.; inscribed, in ink, upper center: 2. [upper left of upper right panel]; inscribed, in ink, left center: 3. [upper left of lower left panel]; inscribed, in ink, center: 4. [upper left of lower right panel]; inscribed, in ink, lower to upper left: 1881 Dr Geo D. Davis & Sons Cr / Novem 30 To Amt LA 1.8 1675 Nov 30 By Amt LA 7.8 11.75 / Decem 3 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1175 Dec 3 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1175 / 1882 / March 31 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 3138 ,, 31 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1588 / July ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 2 ,, ,, ,, 1882 Feby 28 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1550 / Septem 3 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, May 31 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 2458 / Novem 14 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 12.25 June ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 898 / July ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 284 / Aug ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 735 / Sept 3 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1978 / Nov 14 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 37 / X 12398 X 12398 [in script, inscribed with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, left at bottom]; inscribed, in ink, lower to upper center: 1881 Dr T. lemmy Bros Cr / Novem 30 To Amt LA 1.8 13 411 Novem 3 0 By Amt LA 1.9 1340 / Decem 31 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1970 Dec 31 ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 1970 / X 3310 X 3310 [in script, inscribed with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, with left at bottom]; printed, in ink, lower left corner: 270 [printed with orientation of sheet, vertical to drawing, with left at bottom]; inscribed, in graphite, reverse of mount, lower left: A4905 [upside down]; printed, in ink, on label affixed to reverse of mount, upper left: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY 270

Course History

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

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

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

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

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

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

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

Center for Cartoon Studies, Steven Bissette, Fall 2019

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

WRIT 03.05, US History, Immigration, and Native Peoples, Douglas Moody, Winter 2021

WRIT 03.05, US History, Immigration, and Native Peoples, Douglas Moody, Winter 2021

WRIT 3, Composition and Research II, Doug Moody, Winter 2022

NAIS 8.01, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Heid Erdrich, Fall 2022

NAIS 8.01, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Heid Erdrich, Fall 2022

Writing Program 3.06, Composition and Research II, Doug Moody, Winter 2023

Studio Art 15.02, Drawing 1, Jack Wilson, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

Contemporary Native American Ledger Art: Drawing on Tradition, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 14-December 19, 2010.

Perspectives: Native American Art from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, Perspective in Native Studies, NAS 8, Spring 2014, Vera Palmer, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 24-June 16, 2014.

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. 215, figure 5.16.

Provenance

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

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