Soldier Jack / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Soldier Jack
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1904 - 1905
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall (Canvas): 18 × 12 1/4 in. (45.7 × 31.1 cm) Framed: 20 11/16 × 14 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (52.5 × 37.5 × 4.4 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0137.383
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Sharp." in lower right; Inscribed on paper attached to dust cover, "Soldier Jack-Mormon Jack- (Indian name, Buritosi) Shoshone, Ft. Washakie 1904-5/ Had four wives when this was painted. Army scout for various officers covering many years. Very proud of his old Army coat. Social and jovial character- -accociation with Army people helped that" on verso; Inscribed on original backing board (now in Conservation paper file), "Soldier Jack - Mormon Jack - / (Indian name, Buritosi) / 1904-5 Shoshone, FT. Washakie / Had four wives when this / was painted. Army scout for / various officers covering / many years. Very proud of / his old Army coat. / Social and jovial character - / -association with army / people helped that.".
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