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.