Object photography

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Object description

  • Fritz Scholder (North American Indian, German and French, 1937-2005)
  • Chief, about 1975
  • Ink, pigment, paper
  • United States
  • H: 30 1/8 in, W: 20 1/8 in
  • Gift of Margie Krebs, 2004
  • E302341


Inscribed, face, in graphite, "29.70; Scholder".


This is a lithograph depicting a seated man on a brown background. The slouching figure is painted with bright colors, including a red nose, a blue face, and splotchy blue and white hands. The figures black hair hangs over his shoulders and onto a white shirt with red stripes. The figures legs are red and a white sash with blue and red geometric designs hangs at his right side.

Exhibition History

  • Intersections, Native American Art in a New Light, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; June 24, 2006 through November 27, 2011


Estate of Fritz Scholder