Sketch of Charles Whitehorn - Osage Orator / Charles Banks Wilson

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Title(s): 
Sketch of Charles Whitehorn - Osage Orator
Creator(s): 
Charles Banks Wilson
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1960
Materials/Techniques: 
graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 13 5/8 in. (42.5 x 34.6 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
13.2100
Department: 
Signed, "Charles Banks Wilson - 60" in lower right on recto; Inscribed on mat, "Sketch of Charles Whitehorn - 'Osage Orator'"; "Inscribed, "Osage. For many years this man was the religious leader of this notable oil-rich tribe. Pureblood, longtime second-chief and majestic orator, his portrait was commissioned in 1960. This was a study for that painting. He reportedly was the first in the tribe to own an automobile".
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