Twelve Men, Searching for a Sacrificial Bear, Were Led by the Boy-Bear, Who Always Knew Where a Bear Was Sleeping, Calling Out There Is a Bear There,” and Again, There.”, from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians

Media - 1986.91.10 - SAAM-1986.91.10_1 - 126018
Copied Robert Riggs, Twelve Men, Searching for a Sacrificial Bear, Were Led by the Boy-Bear, Who Always Knew Where a Bear Was Sleeping, Calling Out "There Is a Bear There," and Again, "There.", from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians, ca. 1966, graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard, sheet: 21 7827 34 in. (55.570.5 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Philip Desind, 1986.91.10

Artwork Details

Title
Twelve Men, Searching for a Sacrificial Bear, Were Led by the Boy-Bear, Who Always Knew Where a Bear Was Sleeping, Calling Out There Is a Bear There,” and Again, There.”, from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians
Artist
Date
ca. 1966
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 21 7827 34 in. (55.570.5 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Philip Desind
Mediums
Mediums Description
graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group — male
  • Animal — bear
  • Mythology — other — American Indian
  • Indian — Lenape
Object Number
1986.91.10