The Crows Attempting to Provoke an Attack from the Whites on the Big Horn River, East of the Rocky Mountains

or
Crows Trying to Provoke the Whites to an Act of Hostility; Threat by Crows; Attack by the Crows

Artist
Alfred Jacob Miller
Date
1840
Catalogue Number
377A
Medium
Oil on Canvas
Dimensions
60 x 108 (152.4 x 274.3 cm)
Credit Line
American Museum of Western Art, The Anschutz Collection, Denver, CO
Subjects
Crow Indians, Indians

The artist; Sir William Drummond Stewart (ca. 1840); Frank Nichols [Chapman’s, Edinburgh, 1871)]; purchased by a collateral descendant of Stewart; by descent to D. Steuart Fothringham, Murthly Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; Philip Anschutz, Denver, CO; present owner