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LEDGER DRAWING

attributed to Ho Na Nist To (Howling Wolf, 1849-1927)
Southern Cheyenne
Central Plains

ca. 1875-78

graphite and coloured pencil on lined paper

height: 5 ⅝ "
width: 7"

Inventory # CP4212

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PROVENANCE  

The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, New York, NY
This drawing is one of 36 originally contained in a small book of drawings inscribed with the name Robert Allen Guthrie, Topeka, Kansas, and bearing the date 1874

EXHIBITED

"The Pencil Is A Key: Drawings By Incarcerated Artists," The Drawing Center, New York, October 12 , 2019 - January 6, 2020
Fairfield University Art Museum, Fairfield, CT, "Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians", September 27 to December 20, 2017
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Native Paths: American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, May 7, 1988 to January 2, 2000
The Dudley Peter Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, September 9, 1992 to January 15, 1993

PUBLISHED

The Allen Memorial Art Museum XLVI, pg. 19, pl. 68
"The Pencil Is A Key: Drawings By Incarcerated Artists" (Drawing Papers 140), The Drawing Center, New York, NY, 2019, pg. 34 (top)

REFERENCE

Szabo, Howling Wolf and the History of Ledger Art, 1994

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