Chief of the Kootenais


36″H x 26″W;
Oil on Cotton Canvas


FES Title: Old Chief in Teepee
Alternate Titles: Red Crows Brother; In the Teepee; Chief of the Koo-ten-tais; Chief of the Kootenais (1987, 2001); Chief of the Kootentais


Date: 07/15/1927
Size: 36″H x 26″W
Medium: Oil on Cotton Canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Schultz, James Willard. “Red Crow’s Brother.” The American Boy, November 1927: 15.
caption: The chief smiled. “You seek the Kootenais, you find us. We are the Canoe People.”Schultz, James Willard. Red Crow’s Brother. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927: 152.
caption: ‘You seek the Kootenais, you find us. We are the Canoe People.’
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’27
Annotations: en verso: American Boy 3rd installment / “Red Crows Brother” (Schultz) / Old Chief in Teepee / July 1927 Bushkill
Exhibitions: 1987 Greenville; 2001 FES; 2004 Biggs
Comments: TP 8/28/01; form 3/28/02; NT 4×5 [4]; index; edit


Provenance: Sold by artist to Jack Dunn (June 7, 1956); Mongerson Galleries, Chicago; (April 1976); Kennedy Gallery, New York (June 1979); Mongerson Galleries, Chicago; [1981]; The Gallery at Greenville, Greenville, Delaware [1987]; Collection of Phyllis and Norman Aerenson