Untitled (Osage War Dance), page number 11, from the "Julian Scott Ledger"

Unknown Artist (Julian Scott Artist A), Ka'igwu, active late 19th century, Ka'igwu (Kiowa), Southern Plains, Plains

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1880

Graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, crayon, and ink on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 9/16 x 12 1/4 in. (19.2 x 31.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund

D.2003.18.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left, sideways: 11; inscribed, in iron gall ink, center: Osage / Osage / Pawnee / Kiowa / Pawnee; bottom: A scene in a war dance, Kiowas, Pawnees, & Osages participating; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink: 12 [no drawing]

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 2014

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

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 2013

Exhibition History

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.

Native American Ledger Drawings from the Hood Museum of Art: The Mark Lansburgh Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2-December 19, 2010.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2003.

Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1987.

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. 35, figure 3.1; p. 146, plate 100.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 25, 41, 108, 257, ill. p. 109, no. 26.

Ronald McCoy, Kiowa Memories: Images from Indian Territory, 1880. Santa Fe: Morning Star Gallery, 1987, ill. plate 7, no page #, p. 59, plate description.

United States. Census Office. Report on Indian Taxed and Indians Not Taxed in the United States (Except Alaska) at the Eleveth Census: 1890 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1892-1896. (image reproduced in a redrawn version)

Provenance

Ledger book drawn, Fort Sill, Indian Territory [Oklahoma], by 1880; collected by Julian Scott (1846-1901), about 1890; by descent in the Scott family; sold to Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1986 [pages removed from book]; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1986; sold to present collection, 2003.

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