Interior of Sweat Teepee

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
1948
Catalogue Number
35
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions
LR: J H.SHARP.
Inscribed on dust cover: "Interior of Sweat Teepee Finished Aug 1948- Purification Ceremony - and for colds & various ills- J.H.Sharp"
Dimensions
34 3/8 x 40 1/2 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.300
Subjects
group, interior, sweat

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

This is a late painting, executed very possibly just for his patron, Thomas Gilcrease. It is close in style and composition to The Medicine Man of 1948 (#44).