The Tale that the Crow Told, from the series The Ceremony that Never Was

Rick Bartow, American / Wiyot, born 1946, Wiyot, California culture


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Acrylic on panel

Overall: 20 1/16 x 16 1/16 x 7/8 in. (51 x 40.8 x 2.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name



Native American


Native American: California Culture

Not on view


Signed and dated, in paint, upper right: B[illegible script] 06; titled, in ink, on reverse, center: Four Paintings of the / Ceremony that Never Was #1; titled, in ink, on reverse, lower right: the Tale that / The Crow / Told; printed, in ink, on label affixed to reverse, lower right: The Tale That the Crow Told / Rick Bartow / acrylic on panel, polyptych 1 of 4 / 2006 / Inv # 1762 20 x 16"each, 20x64"polyptych / Froelick Gallery / 817 SW SECOND AVENUE, PORTLAND, OREGON 97204 /; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, bottom edge: FG 1762 LEFT 1/4

Course History

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 46 and p. 147, no. 43.


Stonington Gallery, Seattle, Washington; sold to present collection, 2008.

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