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Ska-tel-sun

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Ska-tel-sun

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: 1847
Medium: watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 3/16 x 4 1/4 inches (13.2 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 124 / Notebk 46 (reverse); Cowlitz Indian / Pacific Coast (lower right); P Kane / 1847 (lower left)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.104
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 439
WWC-Western Watercolor: wwc102D
Accession Number: 1965.2.924
Label Text:Kane's Portrait Log indentified this figure as "Ska-tel-sun, a Samas tillacum with a grass hat."
Provenance: Artist; by descent to his grandson, Paul Kane III [1889-1958], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; purchased September 17, 1957 through (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art