Skunk, Gros Ventre

or
[Judge Skunk]

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1906; [1898-1899]
Catalogue Number
415
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

Penciled on paper attached to dust cover: Judge Skunk - Gros Ventre.

On verso: Judge Skunk - 1898-9 Gros Ventre - The Indian name for Skunk was more refined, and they wore the skins in ceremonial / dances. He was a Chief before being elevated to Judge of the Indian Court - with police chief a position great appreciated.

Dimensions
17 x 13 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0136.433
Subjects
Gros Ventre, Judge, portrait

The artist; Thomas Gilcrease, Tulsa, OK; The Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955; present owner by gift