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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Sharp, Joseph Henry 115
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Group 440 Indian 729
Date:
ca. 1930
Dimensions:
H: 24.25 in, width: 18.25 in, Frame height: 25.625 in, Frame width: 20.625 in
Title:
John and Jerry Chanting
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William S. Moorer.
Gloss:
According to Sharp's biographer, the artist was asked late in his life, "Of all the things you've done, what is it that you regret most?" Sharp, who had been deaf since childhood replied, "I never heard the beat of the drum and the whoop of the dance."
Inscription:
LR: J H SHARP
Accession Number:
24.65

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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