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Ledger Drawing

Mad Bull Ledger Book (pages 152 and 151)
Attributed to Mad Bull, Southern Arapaho
Central Plains

ca. 1880

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graphite and coloured pencil on lined paper
6" × 14 ¾" 

Inventory # P4353-9

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This drawing is from a group of 15 drawings that 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)

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

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