Young Grass (Mo-Nah-Se-Ta)

or
[Untitled (Taos man with cross chest leather belt)]

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1897; [1902]
Catalogue Number
176
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions

Unsigned

Dimensions
13 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.
Credit Line
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology and the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
Accession Number
17-66
Subjects

The artist; Phoebe Hearst, San Francisco, CA, 1904; present owner by gift

This portrait appears in a photograph of Sharp's Cincinnati studio taken around 1897.  (see related image, 176 a)
 
The portrait of this Taos Pueblo man was displayed at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in 1901 and at the Cosmos Club, Washington DC. later that year.