- Joseph Henry Sharp
- ca. 1926; [early 20th century]
- Catalogue Number
- oil on linen
Inscribed on verso: "Fire light and twilight -- interior of lodge or tepee Indian painted elk skin back of figures, war bonnet was in Custer battle."
- 20 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.
- Credit Line
- Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX
- Accession Number
The artist; H. C. G. Tyrrell, Tulsa, OK, 1928; [?]; Fred T. and Novadean Hogan; present owner by gift, 1980
This is probably the painting, Red Stone Pipe, Sharp exhibited in Indian Paintings at The Schroeder Galleries in Pasadena in February 1927. Another related painting titled Jerry with the Redstone Pipe (Record 619) was presented in November that year in an exhibition titled Indians and Other Paintings at the Traxel Art Galleries in Cincinnati. According to Sharp's sales ledgers from 1928, a painting titled John & Jerry - Chant to the Pipe sold to a Tulsa individual, H. C. G. Tyrrell. (Sharp Papers)