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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Sitting Bull 12
Descriptions
pencil and crayon on paper 11
Names
Drawing 735
Date:
1882
Dimensions:
H: 8.5 in, width: 10.25 in
Title:
Killing a Gros Ventre Indian
Credit Line:
The Pratt-Evans-Pettinger-Anderson Collection
Gloss:
Drawn by Sitting Bull during time he was a prisoner of war at Fort Randall, Dakota Terrtory, 1882. The drawings illustrated important events in his life. They were made for D.L. Pratt, Post Trader at Fort Randall. Pratt presented the works to G. H. Pettinger in 1925.
Inscription:
Handwritten on bottom: Winter' scene/Killing a Gros Ventre Indian - 100 Sioux on/war path killed 3 Gros Ventre whom they found hunting.
Accession Number:
40.70.1

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