Mesinkhelikan, the Wooden Face, Is Master of All Wild Things, from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians

Media - 1986.91.9 - SAAM-1986.91.9_1 - 126017
Copied Robert Riggs, Mesinkhelikan, the Wooden Face, Is Master of All Wild Things, from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians, ca. 1966, graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard, sheet: 21 7827 34 in. (55.570.4 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Philip Desind, 1986.91.9

Artwork Details

Title
Mesinkhelikan, the Wooden Face, Is Master of All Wild Things, from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians
Artist
Date
ca. 1966
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 21 7827 34 in. (55.570.4 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Philip Desind
Mediums
Mediums Description
graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male
  • Landscape — celestial — moon
  • Landscape — time — night
  • Mythology — other — American Indian
  • Animal — bird — owl
  • Indian — Lenape
Object Number
1986.91.9