Artist Sioux, Native American
  • Performing the Dreams of Black Tail Deer
Date ca. 1890
Medium pen and ink, graphite pencil, and colored pencil on wove paper, dry mounted to 2-ply mat board
Dimensions Sheet: 5 3/4 × 9 inches (14.6 × 22.9 cm)
Overall (dry mount): 13 3/4 × 17 inches (34.9 × 43.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.233.5
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Collected by George Wright, United States Indian Agent at the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, USA.
1925/30, purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Chicago, Illinois, USA;
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Feder, N. Two Hundred Years of North American Indian Art. Exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, 1971, no. 101 (ill.).

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 220, p. 292.