Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708086

Category: Drawing - Pictographic Drawings

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Paper; pencil; watercolor.

Description: Collection of 19 drawings depicting various aspects of life on the Crow reservation. All drawings in pencil, some accented with color. Note in front states, These drawings were made by an Absaroke (Crow) Indian at the Crow reservation. Little Big Horn 1889. Edwin Willard Demming.

Dimensions: Height 8.875 inches 22.6 cm; Width 6.625 inches 16.8 cm.


Attributed to White Arm, a Crow Indian from the Lodge Grass district of the reservation
Collected by Edwin Willard Deming, Crow Reservation, 1889
Mrs. Josephine K. Deming, Connecticut
Lessard Collection- SD 63
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4472Y, Lot 162, November 16, 1980
Lessard, F. Dennis, Plains Pictographic Art: A Study of Ethnographic Information, Volume 17, Number 2, Spring 1992, American Indian Art Magazine, American Indian Art, Scottsdale, pp 67, Figs. 6 & 8
Tribal: The Magazine of Tribal Art, Primedia, San Francisco, Autumn 2010, Number 57, pp 86 - 97.

Notes (click on note to open):

Mike Cowdrey 2010

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