Sundown Medicine Sweat

or
[Sundown Medicine Sweat on Little Big Horn, Montana]

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1927; [1900]
Catalogue Number
63
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions
LR: JHSHARP.
 
Inscribed on verso: "Sundown Medicine Sweat-on Little Big Horn, Montana"
 
Inscribed on right stretcher bar: "1/2 mile from Battlefield-Cole 550"
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 35 3/4 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.319
Subjects
Big Horn, camp, sweat, teepee

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

This oil is thought to be the work, titled Sundown Medicine Sweat, that Sharp featured in his annual late autumn exhibition at Cincinnati's Traxel Art Galleries in 1927. The show was titled Indian and Other Paintings.