Rain in the Face, Sioux

or
[Rain in the Face]; Chief Rain in the Face

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1903; [1898]
Catalogue Number
450
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

LR: Penciled on verso: 1898-1900 Chief Rain the Face Sioux.

Penciled on notepaper glued on verso: Rain in the Face - Sioux. With Gall, the two great Chiefs in the Custer Battle. 1894-6.J.H.SHARP.

Dimensions
20 x 13 1/2 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.489
Subjects
Chief, Sioux, portrait

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

Rain in the Face died in the fall of 1905.  This was probably painted from life, but the signature type on this portrait suggests a date after 1902.
 
Sharp did a second portrait of Rain in the Face in about 1903. (see related image, #451)