Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708556

Category: Drawing - Pictographic Drawing

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Teton, Hunkpapa

Period: 1900-1925 - ca. 1900

Materials: Muslin; red, black, yellow, blue and purple paint.

Description: Pictographic record of war exploits of JAW. Drawings depict JAW rescuing fellow warriors, shooting at and being shot back at by Crow warriors, and wounded horses.

Dimensions: Length 89.25 inches; 227 cm Width 35.5 inches: 90.3 cm


Collected by Francis Densmore, 1912
Jim Aplan, Midland, South Dakota
Lessard collection - SD 569
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
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Szabo, Joyce M., Mapped Battles and Visual Narratives: The Arrest and Killing of Sitting Bull, Volume 21, Number 4, Autumn 1996, American Indian Art Magazine, American Indian Art, Scottsdale, pp 64-75, Fig 7.
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 51

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Ron McCoy 2011

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