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Scalp dance of the Dacotahs

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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

1850

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

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Classifications

Watercolors