Workbook Page, ca. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Gouache and watercolor on paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 inches (27 × 20.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.757.3

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Children's art
  • Sioux
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Gouache
  • Watercolor
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Student drawings
  • Workbook
  • Watercolor
  • Gouache
  • Page
  • Rosebud indian reservation
  • Birds

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed in ink on lower right: Nellie Ghost Face | 17 years old | 3 rd year Grade | 5 years in School | Two Kettle Sioux Indian

Provenance

I. George Wright, U.S. Indian Agent (Rosebud Agency, South Dakota, USA); his daughter; obtained by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Chicago; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Sioux, Native American, Workbook Page, ca. 1893, gouache and watercolor on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.757.3.