To Attack the Enemy, ca. 1890

  • Sioux, Native American

Pen and ink, graphite pencil, and colored pencil on wove paper, dry mounted to 2-ply mat board

  • Sheet: 5 3/4 × 9 inches (14.6 × 22.9 cm) Overall (dry mount): 13 3/8 × 16 1/8 inches (34 × 41 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.233.18

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Dry mounting
  • Graphite
  • Mat board
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Scripts (writing)
  • Colored pencils
  • Man
  • Autograph album
  • Drawing
  • Shield (armor)
  • Pictograph
  • Lance
  • South dakota
  • Warrior
  • Native american
  • Horse

Inscribed, above title: James

Collected by George Wright, United States Indian Agent at the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, USA. 1925/30, purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Chicago, Illinois, USA

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sioux, Native American, To Attack the Enemy, ca. 1890, pen and ink, graphite pencil, and colored pencil on wove paper, dry mounted to 2-ply mat board. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.233.18.