Twilight Tepees

or
Camp Scene (Cheyenne Medicine Prayer)

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1904; [after 1899]
Catalogue Number
569
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

Dimensions
16 x 20 in.
Credit Line
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
Accession Number
2015.9.134
Subjects
Cheyenne, camp, teepee, twilight

The artist; [?]; Kenneth S. "Bud" and Nancy Adams; present owner by bequest

This painting apparently pictures a Cheyenne camp at Lame Deer, Montana.  It is a half-again smaller than an oil painting sold to Phoebe Hearst in 1904 and titled Cheyenne Medicine Prayer. (sales ledgers, Sharp Papers; see related images, #s 199 and 199a)