Apache Ambush

or
[Apache Ambush, Arizona]; Apache Ambush Moonlight, Arizona

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1946; [1900]
Catalogue Number
373
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

Penciled on dust cover: Apache Ambush Arizona.

Penciled on frame: APACHE AMBUSH Moonlight, Arizona. 

Dimensions
28 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.387
Subjects
Apache, canyon, landscape

The artist; Thomas Gilcrease, Tulsa, OK; The Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, Tulsa, OK, 1955; present owner by gift

Sharp painted other fanciful genre scenes in the mid-1940s such as the oil On the Little Bighorn which carries an equally imaginative title. (related image, # 507) Sharp's painting of about 1913, Mesa Reptiles, may be something of a prototype for this work.  (see related image, #563)