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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Sharp, Joseph Henry 115
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Indian 729 Group 440
Date:
ca. 1905
Dimensions:
H: 27 in, width: 39.375 in, Frame height: 33.625 in, Frame width: 46.25 in
Title:
Dividing The Chief's Property
Credit Line:
Whitney Purchase Fund
Gloss:
Sharp portrayed the Indian mourners in a procession that has the solemnity of ancient funerary monuments. This painting depicts the custom of giving the deceased's belongings to the mourners.
Accession Number:
1.61

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