Indian Looking Out of Teepee
FES Title: Indian looking out of teepee
Alternate Titles: Chief Newatchegejickwabe of the Ojibwas-Long Lake-Canada
[1931]; Chief of the Ojiwas – Long Lake [1934]; The Chief of the Cree Indians (1962, 1965, 1967, 1969); The Cree Indian Chief [1983]; A Face in the Wigwam [2001]
Date: 02/24/1912
Size: 16″H x 18″W
Medium: ink-watercolor-illbrd
Type: illustration
Published: Schoonover, Frank E. “The Fur Harvesters.” Harper’s Monthly Magazine, October 1912: 652.
caption: A face emerged from the wigwam

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 113.
caption: The Cree Chief

The Sewell C. Biggs Collection of American Art: A Catalogue. Dover, DE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 2002: 404.
caption: Cree Indian Chief

Inscription: mr: F.E.S.
Exhibitions: 1931 FES; 1934 Wesleyan; 1962 FES; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1969 FES; 1983 DAM; 2001 FES
Comments: size from daybook; sight size: 12.25×17.5 per Biggs
TP image from Biggs Museum? index; edit


Commentary: The sight size is 12.25″ x 17.5″. See #485s for a sketch of this work and #473 for further commentary.


Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of December 6, 1962); The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1965; 1967); Sewell C. Biggs, Middletown, Delaware [1967]; Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware