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I Have Sung My Last Song / Jimalee Chitwood Burton

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Title(s): 
I Have Sung My Last Song
Creator(s): 
Jimalee Chitwood Burton (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Materials/Techniques: 
Oil on masonite
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1964
Accession No: 
01.1940
Previous Number(s): 
0127.1940; 13267
Department: 
Signed by hand, "HO-CHEE-NEE JIMALE BURTON" in lower right on recto; Inscribed in type, “I HAVE SUNG MY LAST SONG ALONE I AM HERE, EARTH MOTHER ENFOLDS ME, IN HER ARMS SOON TO BE LOST I HAVE SUNG MY LAST SONG. ABOVE ME CRYING, THE WIND RUFFELS MY FEATHERS I HEAR IT NOT. ABOVE ME SHINEING [sic], THE SUN IS WARM, I FEEL IT NOT. I HAVE SUNG MY LAST SONG. by…Jimalee Burton.” on attached piece of paper on verso; Inscribed by hand in black ink, “To be printed in Arizona Highways” on attached piece of paper on verso; Inscribed by hand in blue crayon, “Indian Burial” sideways on attached piece of paper on verso; Stamped, “[possibly P]ER [end of text cut off]” sideways in top center on verso.
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