Oglala Fire (Chief)

or
Ogallalla Fire; Oglala Fire (headdress)

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
1898
Catalogue Number
92
Medium
oil on panel
Inscriptions

LL: COPYRIGHT / 1898 BY / J.H.SHARP.

Dimensions
13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.
Credit Line
The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY
Accession Number
75.59 F
Subjects
Sioux, bonnet, portrait

The artist; S. M. Felton, Chicago, IL, 1902; [?]; The Rockwell Foundation, Corning, NY; present owner by purchase

It is thought that this bonneted version of Oglala Fire was exhibited at the Cosmos Club in 1901. It was listed as being sold to S. M. Felton of Chicago in April 1902 as "Ogallalla Fire - Headdress." (sales ledgers, Sharp Papers)