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Gift of Mrs. Everett McNear in memory of Everett McNear
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Allen Wardwell, Primitive Art from Chicago Collections, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1960), fig. 24 (ill.).
Richard F. Townsend, The Art of Tribes and Early Kingdoms: Selections from Chicago Collections, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1983), 26-27, fig. 36 (ill.).
Richard Townsend with Elizabeth Pope, Indian Art of the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press, 2016), 156, cat. 130 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, Primitive Art From Chicago Collections, Nov. 16, 1960–Jan. 2, 1961, cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Art of Tribes and Early Kingdoms: Selections from Chicago Collections, Jan. 12–Mar. 4, 1984, cat. fig. 36.
Everett Rassiga, New York, by 1958 [according to correspondence from A. McNear, Oct. 16, 1986, copy in curatorial object file]; sold to Everett (1904–1984) and Ann (died 1994) McNear, Chicago, by 1960 [on loan to the Art Institute of Chicago for exhibition Primitive Art from Chicago Collections, Wardwell 1960, cat. 24]; by descent to Ann McNear, Chicago, 1984 [Incoming receipt RX16234, Oct. 15, 1986, copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1986.
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