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Sharitarish (Wicked Chief), Pawnee


Title: Sharitarish (Wicked Chief), Pawnee
Part of: a group of at least 200 portraits of Native Americans by Charles Bird King. Five of these, including this one, exist in the White House collection.
Artist: King, Charles Bird    
Date of Work: c. 1822
Medium/Support: oil on panel
Measurements: 17 9/16 x 13 13/16 in (44.6 x 35.1 cm)
Inscribed: Yes
Inscription Type: inscribed
Inscription Location: on upper reverse
Inscription Text: No. 2 / Wicked Chief Great Pawnee
Inscription Type 2: inscribed
Inscription Location 2: on reverse center
Inscription Text 2: No.2 / Tarrare-ca-wako or Long Hair. / "Wicked Chief Great Pawnee."
Acquisition Information: Gift of Sears, Roebuck & Company
Acquisition Number: 962.394.2
Credit Line: The White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
People: Sharitarish   
Categories: White House Art Collection  
Type: portraits   
Orientation: Portrait
Image ID: 209
Date (chronological sort): 1822