American Horse / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
American Horse
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1897
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0136.370
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Sharp." in lower right; Inscribed in pencil on dust cover, "American Horse - Sioux 1897-8 Same great reputation in Custer Battle with most noted ones. When I wanted some personal history or exploits he laughed and said "everybody knows"! Did not seem to care to brag. Get a lot of old time Indians together, and they loved "counting coups" " on verso.
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