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Chief Red Cloud, Sioux
Chief Red Cloud, Sioux
CreatorBurbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949
TitleChief Red Cloud, Sioux
DescriptionPortrait of Chief Red Cloud of the Oglala Indians. Frontal view from the waist up. Pictured in a black cloth with a white shirt and red cloth tied at the neck, a single feather adorns his hair. "CHIEF RED-CLOUD. SIOUX." written in red paint on upper left corner. Signed "E.A. BURBANK. 1899." in red paint in bottom left corner. "PINE-RIDGE. S.D." written in red paint in lower right corner. Unframed oil painting on canvas.
Extent (Original)1 painting ; 23 x 33 cm.
Format (Original)oil paintings
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Burbank, No. 66
SourceBurbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949. Portraits of North American Indian men, women and children. Burbank, travelling through the American West for two decades, painted and drew individuals from more than 125 tribes. VAULT oversize Ayer Art Burbank
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Art Collection (Newberry Library)
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Oglala Indians -- Portraits
Subject2Oglala Indians -- Kings and rulers
Subject3Oglala Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject4Indians in art
Subject5Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949
Subject6Red Cloud, 1822-1909 -- Portraits
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-08-08
Extent (Digital)75.6 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail:
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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