When a Boy Was 12, He Was Sent, Alone, Into the Wilderness. There Would Come to Him, There, the Spirit-Forces of the World He Lived In., from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians

  • Robert Riggs, When a Boy Was 12, He Was Sent, Alone, Into the Wilderness. There Would Come to Him, There, the Spirit-Forces of the World He Lived In., from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians, ca. 1966, graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Philip Desind, 1986.91.2

Title
When a Boy Was 12, He Was Sent, Alone, Into the Wilderness. There Would Come to Him, There, the Spirit-Forces of the World He Lived In., from the series Legends of the Lenape Indians
Artist
Date
ca. 1966
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 21 7/8 x 27 3/4 in. (55.6 x 70.4 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Philip Desind

Mediums
Mediums Description
graphite and scratchwork on prepared paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – Indian – Lenape
  • Allegory – life – manhood
  • Mythology – other – American Indian
  • Figure male – child
Object Number
1986.91.2
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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