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Touch the Clouds... Take 1
  • Chris Pappan
    born 1971
    born: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
  • Touch the Clouds... Take 1, November, 2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove, 1870s ledger
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33.6 x 20.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 8 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 33.6 x 20.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 8 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0012
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Drawing of a seated Native American Man holding a rifle, based on a 19th-century photograph, repeated three times across bottom half of image (centered and bisected by right and lift edges). Substrate is 1870s ledger paper with late19th-century transaction entries written across top half of sheet in pencil and ink.