Council Call of Crows: Firelight and Twilight

or
Council Call of Crows

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1927; [1900]
Catalogue Number
65
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions
LR: J HSHARP.
 
Inscribed on original backing board (now in Conservation paper file) on dust cover. "COUNCIL CALL OF CROWS" / Firelight + Twilight-near Custer Battle Field. / Crow Agency Montana / Painted in early 1900. / JHSharp"
Dimensions
21 3/16 x 25 1/2 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.345
Subjects
Crow, camp, firelight, teepee, twilight

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

Despite Sharp's recollections above, this work was probably not painted until about 1927. See note for #283.