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Chief Lame Bull / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Chief Lame Bull
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1897 - 1899
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0136.502
Previous Number(s): 
582; 25109
Department: 
Signed, "J.H Sharp." in lower right; Inscribed in pencil, "Gros-Ventre Chief Lame Bull - 1897-9- One of the older Chiefs and tribal leaders. Kindly, firm and resolute, he was greatly loved and respected. I seldom came in contact with any of the old Indians but [sic] had the same fine character- human" on verso.
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