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Graphite and coloured pencil Ledger Drawing of Indigenous warfare | Donald Ellis Gallery
Coloured pencil Ledger Drawing of a warrior shooting at an enemy horse | Donald Ellis Gallery

Ledger Drawing

attributed to Mad Bull
Mad Bull Ledger Book (pgs. 105/106)
Southern Cheyenne
Central Plains

ca. 1880


graphite and coloured pencil on lined paper

height: 6"
width: 14 ¾"

Inventory # P4353-6

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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)


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