• Title:

    Oglala Chief in Formal Costume, 1885

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Oscar Howe (Mazuha Hokshina), Yanktonnai Nakota, 1915-1983

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA

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  • Media/Materials:

    Paper, watercolor, ink

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  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Part of a series of paintings commissioned by Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson (1882-1966, artist, scholar, Native art patron, and director of the University of Oklahoma's School of Art from 1915 to 1954) for "North American Indian Costumes, 1564-1950," a book by Oscar B. Jacobson and Oscar Howe and published by Editions d'Art C. Szwedzicki. Nice, France, 1952. The original paintings were purchased by MAI from Dr. Jacobson before 1966.

  • Dimensions:

    30.1 x 45.2 cm

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