Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior Fires Back at U.S. Soldiers), page number 138, from the "Vincent Price Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), American / Tsistsistas and/or Inunaina, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne) and / or Inunaina (Arapaho), Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 3/4 x 11 11/16 in. (14.6 x 29.7 cm)

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

D.2004.9

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite and color pencil, upper right: [name glyph: "Horse"]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 138; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 137 [no drawing]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Picturing Change: The Impact of Ledger Drawing on Native American Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 11, 2004-May 15, 2005.

Drawing From Experience: Historic and Contemporary Plains Pictographic Art, Price-Dewey Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, December 12, 2003-January 16, 2004.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

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. 29, figure 2.12; p. 117, plate 73.

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, ill. p. 248.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 137, no. 109.

Provenance

Ledger Book drawn about 1879-1882; collected by an unidentified dealer, Laguna Beach, California; sold to Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (1911-1993), California, early 1960's; sold to Benjamin Johnson [dealer], Los Angeles, California, 1980's; Price-Dewey Galleries Ltd., Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2004.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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