Old Coyote, Cheyenne

or
[Old Coyote]

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1903; [1898]
Catalogue Number
479
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LL: J.H.SHARP.

Inscribed on paper attached to dust cover: Old Coyote Cheyenne - 1898 Lame Deer, Mont.
Penciled on dust cover: 1898 Old Coyote, Cheyenne Custer Battle, and many others - Has his old war paint on for the portrait - Imprint of hand on shirt represents blood of enemy, or power.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.428
Subjects
Cheyenne, portrait, war

The artist; [?]; Dr. Philip G. Cole, Tarrytown, NY; Thomas Gilcrease, Tulsa, OK, 1947; The Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, Tulsa, OK; present owner by gift 1955

Sharp did not arrive among the Cheyenne until 1899 and, given the signature style, this work probably dates from 1903 or after.