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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Sharp, Joseph Henry 115
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Indian 729 Crow 98 White Swan 4
Date:
ca. 1904
Dimensions:
H: 17.625 in, width: 11.75 in, Frame height: 24.5 in, Frame width: 18.375 in, frame depth: 2.5 in
Title:
White Swan
Credit Line:
Whitney Purchase Fund
Gloss:
White Swan (1851 or 1852-1904) was a noted Crow warrior and an artist who recorded his battle experiences in buffalo hide paintings. A scout for Major Reno at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876, White Swan continued scouting for the U.S. Army through 1881.
Inscription:
LC: J H. SHARP
Remarks:
White Swan was a Crow Indian, born in either 1851 or 1852 and died August 11, 1904.
Publication:
Book: The Amazing Father Lindesmith: Chaplain in Indian Country by Monsignor James R. Kolp; St. Rafael Center, Canton, 2004; page 173
Accession Number:
18.61

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