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Preparing for Marriage, 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

81.233.20

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, Preparing for Marriage, 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, 81.233.20.