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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photography by Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Title:

Wakechai (Crouching Eagle), Saukie Chief


Artist: Charles Bird King (1785 - 1862)
Date: ca. 1824
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 14 in. (44.5 x 35.6 cm)
Framed: 23 1/2 in. × 20 1/4 in. × 2 in.
Medium: Oil on panel
Credit Line: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2010.88
Signed: verso, on panel: Wai-Kee-Chai, Sanky Chief / Croushing [sic] Eagle / by C.B. King
On View
Accession Number: 2010.88
Provenance(James Graham & Sons, New York, NY); Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge [1882-1973], Madison, NJ; to Estate of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, 1973; to (Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, NY), October 31, 1975, lot 109 (as Wakechai (Crouching Eagle), A Sauk Chief); purchased by (Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY), 1975; to Pierre Bergé [b. 1930], Pierre Hotel, New York, NY, 1978; to (Sotheby's, New York, NY), December 1, 2004, lot 138; purchased by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR, 2004
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