Joseph Henry Sharp (1859 - 1953 Taos, NM)
Portrait of a Native American man with bow and arrows
Oil on panel
Signed lower right: J. H. Sharp
23.75" H x 16.25" W

Notes: This painting is based on a photograph by Hermann Heyn, who had a portrait studio in Omaha in the late 19th/ early 20th century. The subject of the photo is Bone Necklace, a council chief from the Yanktonai band of the Dakota.

  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. The panel is bowed out in the center. Minor surface dirt and grime. Blacklight: Touch-up throughout, including in the man's hands and face. An 11" x 3" 'L'-shaped line of touch-up to address a crack in the panel in the lower left quadrant.

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