Soaring Eagle

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
1898
Catalogue Number
168
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LL: COPYRIGHT 1898 / BY / J.H. SHARP. / TAOS. N. MEX.

Dimensions
13 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.
Credit Line
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology and the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
Accession Number
17-58
Subjects
Pueblo, man, portrait

The artist; Phoebe A. Hearst, San Francisco, CA, 1902; present owner by gift

According to label on verso: "Soaring Eagle, Pueblo of Taos, N.M. my favorite model and fine type." There is also a sticker on the verso that indicates that the painting was exhibited at the Denver Artists' Club with a price of $200 prior to the Hearst purchase.
 
Soaring Eagle's portrait was exhibited at the Cincinnati Museum in 1900 and at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, and the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. in 1901.