The Great Mystery / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
The Great Mystery
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1910
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Framed: 35 7/8 × 45 15/16 × 3 in. (91.1 × 116.7 × 7.6 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0137.325
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Sharp" in lower right; Inscribed in pencil on dust corner, "The Great Mystery - Copyright - By U.S. Printing & Lith. Co. N.Y. & Cin'ti (SPIRITUAL IN MOTIF)" in upper corner; Inscribed on paper tacked to backing, "The Great Mystery- The Indian reverence for the Great Spirit is universal. They go to the mountains to fast and pray for their "medicine" and guidance. "Medicine" with Indians always Spiritual" in upper center on verso.
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