Sketch for The Death Spirit

or
Mourning the Spirit

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1905
Catalogue Number
621
Medium
oil on paperboard
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP

Verso: original sketch for / The Death-Spirit. / J.H. Sharp

Verso on frame: original sketch of "Mourning of Spirit" Sharp $150

Dimensions
6 x 9 in.
Credit Line
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, TX
Accession Number
31.25.3
Subjects
death, interior, sketch

The artist; [?]; [Jane Hiatt, La Fonda Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico]; H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1955; present owner: Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas, by bequest, 1965; accession to Stark Museum of Art, 1965

This is one of the studies Sharp made in a neighbor's teepee in about 1905 for the large finished work, The Death Spirit, record # 512.