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The World Being Flooded Refuge Was Found on an Island--In Truth, the Shell of the Great Spirit-Turtle, Thereinafter Deeply Revered, from the seriesLegends of the Lenape Indians

ca. 1966 Robert Riggs Born: Decatur, Illinois 1896 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1970 graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard sheet: 22 x 28 in. (55.8 x 71.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Philip Desind 1986.91.8 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - bear

Architecture - boat - canoe

Ethnic - Indian - Lenape

Figure group - male

Mythology - other - American Indian

Waterscape

drawing

pencil - graphite

paperboard - prepared paperboard - ross board

About Robert Riggs

Born: Decatur, Illinois 1896 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1970

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