Acquiring a Taste for Crow, 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, lower right: B[illegible script] 06; titled, in ink, on reverse, center: Four Paintings of the / Ceremony that never was #4; titled, in ink, on reverse, lower center: acquiring a taste / for Crow; printed, in ink, on label affixed to reverse, lower right: Acquiring a Taste for Crow / 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 RIGHT 4/4

Course History

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 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. 47 and p. 147, no. 46.


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

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