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Otoe Pureblood / Charles Banks Wilson

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Title(s): 
Otoe Pureblood
Creator(s): 
Charles Banks Wilson
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1981
Materials/Techniques: 
graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 11 in. (33.7 x 27.9 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
13.2095
Department: 
Signed, "CBW-81" in lower left on recto; Inscribed, "Otoe pureblood-" and "86 yrs-" in lower right on recto; Inscribed, "42" in lower left on recto; Inscribed on mat, "Otoe. A proud old man who once had been chosen the most typical American Indian in the Southwest. Now old and wrinkled, he resented my interest in drawing him this way. It took three trips to Red Rock and much pleading but he did finally pose - and a few days later died -".
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