Elk River / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Elk River
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1897 - 1898
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall (Canvas): 14 1/16 × 10 1/8 in. (35.7 × 25.7 cm) Framed: 16 9/16 × 12 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (42.1 × 32.4 × 3.2 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0136.415
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Sharp." in lower left; Inscribed in pencil on dust cover, "Elk River - Cheyenne 1897-8 Every Cheyenne, Sioux & others that could carry a gun were in the Custer Battle - Elk River put on his regular old war paint - in battle they painted their bodies also" on verso.
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