Chief Two Moons (Head #9)

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1899
Catalogue Number
336
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

UR: J.H.SHARP. / LAME DEER / MONT.

Dimensions
14 x 10 in.
Credit Line
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Accession Number
913-O-538
Subjects
portrait

The artist; Joseph G. Butler, Jr., Youngstown, OH; present owner by gift, 1913

This is one of five versions of Two Moons' portraits that were exhibited at the Cincinnati Museum in 1900 and at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC in 1901. (See other examples, related images, #s 136 and 441)
 
Sharp photographed Two Moons for this portrait. See related image, #336a. And he produced an etching of this pose, #336b.