The Chanters

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1894; [ca. 1930]
Catalogue Number
594
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

Dimensions
20 x 16 in.
Credit Line
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Accession Number
2007.18
Subjects
Pueblo, ceremony, chant

The artist; Alex McDonald,) Cincinnati, OH), 1894; [?]; Rudy, Dan, and Cathy Marie Luther; present owner by gift, 2007

The signature type suggests a work painted in 1902 or earlier. Sharp's sales ledgers for 1894 list a painting of this title selling to a man, Alex. McDonald, for $200. (Sharp Papers)
 
This painting was exhibited under the title The Chanters (Comanche and Pueblo) in Sharp's first western exhibition, Exhibition of Paintings, April 1894 at the Traxel & Maas Galleries in Cincinnati.