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Quapaw / Charles Banks Wilson

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Title(s): 
Quapaw
Creator(s): 
Charles Banks Wilson
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1981
Materials/Techniques: 
graphite on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
13.2114
Previous Number(s): 
1327.2114; 18072
Department: 
Signed, "CBW - 81" in lower right; Inscribed on mat, "Quapaw. Youngest of the 3 living pureblood Quapaw women and maybe last of the 'wealthy Quapaw.' (Lead and Zinc) Difficult to draw because she smiled all the time - and no one wants a picture of a smiling indian" in left portrait; Inscribed on mat, "Quapaw. When I drew him, he was the last surviving son of the last Quapaw Chief" in right portrait; Inscribed, "30" in lower left.
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