JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)
JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)
JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)
JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)
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JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)

White Weasel

Details
JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (1859-1953)
White Weasel
signed 'JH Sharp' (lower left)
oil on canvas
14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1920.
Provenance
The artist.
Dr. James Owens Howells, Bridgeport, Ohio, acquired from the above.
Bridgeport School Board, Bridgeport, Ohio, (likely) acquired from the above.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, by 1976.
Acquired by the late owners from the above.
Literature
(Possibly) F. Fenn, The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1983, p. 349, no. 4517.
Exhibited
New York, Kennedy Galleries, Inc., Indian Paintings by Joseph Sharp, October 1976, p. 12, no. 5, illustrated.

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Lot Essay

The present work depicts White Weasel, one of Sharp's most popular models. Here, the sitter wears Plains Indian clothing likely from the artist's personal collection.

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