21 May 2008
Property from the Collection of Arthur J. Stegall, Jr.
Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)
signed 'J H Sharp' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.)
Savage Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1981.
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F. Fenn, Teepee Smoke: A New Look into the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2007, p. 326, no. 1751.
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