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Creator:
Juan Buckingham Wandesforde, 1817–1902
Title:
Sioux Chieftain
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash with pen and brown ink and pen black ink on very thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 5/8 × 4 1/8 inches (11.7 × 10.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "Library transfer | from scapbook w | watecolor"; upper left: "Head of Sioux Chieftian | from Life | By Juan B. Wandersforde"; lower right: "759"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan.
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.820
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chieftain | costume | feathers | figure study | headdress | Native American | portrait | Sioux | Sioux Indians
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19439
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