Scalp dance of the Dacotahs

1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 260

Dimensions

Sheet: 22 x 30.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

52.1609

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Seated musicians left, dancers center, before tepees. Mountains in distance. Engraved by S. Burt for H.R. Schoolcraft, History….

Inscription

Inscribed lower left center: S.E. 1850

Provenance

Robert Carlen; Maxim Karolik; Gift to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875