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Sketches for "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit"

1998_001_VIII_288A.jpg
1998_001_VIII_288B.jpg

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Title

Sketches for "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit"

Subject

Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Drawing, American--20th century.
Figure drawing.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Graphite on tracing paper
18.25" x 12"

Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Drawing also includes sketches for "Leaping Gazelle".

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 2 Folder 12

Date

n.d.

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

VIII-01-02-12

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Graphite drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.288

Drawing Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Graphite drawing

Physical Dimensions

18.25" x 12"