Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874)
After the Battle: The Scalp Lock
signed with initials in monogram 'AJM' and inscribed with title (lower left)
watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on paper
9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19 cm.)
Executed circa 1858.
Private collection, 1933.
Sotheby's, New York, 5 December 1996, lot 120, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
(Possibly) R. Tyler, ed., Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, Fort Worth, Texas, 1982, p. 332, no. 394C (as "After the Battle" Scalp-lock).
Santa Fe, New Mexico; New York, Gerald Peters Gallery, Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist as Explorer, First Views of the American Frontier, September 10, 1999-January 29, 2000, pp. 146-47, 191, pl. 46, illustrated.