Chief Bull Head / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Chief Bull Head
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1897 - 1898
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (53 x 37.8 x 4.1 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0136.495
Department: 
Signed, "J.H. Sharp" in lower right; Inscribed in pencil on cardboard backing, "1897-8 Chief Bull Head Gros Ventre- A French-Canadian name- Their home on the border near the Blackfeet- All the N.W. Indians worth while the Sioux could muster were in Custer fight and before. He had a fine reputation as a warrior" on verso.
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