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Ledger Drawing Attributed to Sitting Bull

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ledger Drawing Attributed to Sitting Bull, pen and ink on paper, depicts a warrior on horseback capturing an armed man on foot, signed "Sitting Bull" below the horse, a 19th century Philadelphia art gallery label attached to the backing cardboard, image size 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., framed.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Healers, Humans, Indigenous peoples of North America, Ledger art, Native American people, Sacred bull, Sitting Bull, Wild West shows

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