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A double-sided drawing of a Ute chasing a Cheyenne warrior | Donald Ellis Gallery
A double-sided graphite and coloured pencil Ledger Drawing of the US military | Donald Ellis Gallery

Ledger Drawing "UTE CHASING CHEYENNE (MAD BULL)"

attributed to Mad Bull
Mad Bull Ledger Book (pgs.82/81)
Southern Arapaho
Central Plains

ca. 1880

recto/verso

graphite and coloured pencil on lined paper

height: 6"
width: 14 ¾"

Inventory # P4353-5

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PROVENANCE

Collected at Fort Reno, Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Oklahoma, by Palmer Tilton, Lieut. 20th US Infantry and subsequently gifted on March 27th, 1884 to E.F Riggs, Esq.
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private Collection, Toronto, ON

REFERENCE

An undated photograph of Mad Bull from the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Cat. Nr. 4327.3764

These 15 drawings are closely related to two books of drawings collected between 1882 and 1884 at the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Oklahoma (see: Sotheby’s, New York, June 4, 1997, lot 97, and Sotheby’s, New York, December 4, 1997, lot 447)