Unidentified Chief of the Little Osage

Object Number: 
1860.93
Date: 
1804
Medium: 
Charcoal with stumping, black pastel, black and white chalk, Conté crayon over graphite on pink prepared paper, nailed over canvas to a wooden strainer
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. ( 57.8 x 42.5 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Indien chef / des petits osages."; at lower right: "indien Chef / des petits osages"
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Elizabeth DeMilt Fund
Provenance: 
Artist's family; purchased from Elias Dexter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group