This painting is possibly a field work used as a study for the Walters' watercolor of the same name (CR# 296).
LR: illeg. [In-ca-tash-a-pa] (Red Elk) Snake Warrior ?]. LR on mount: In-ca-tash-a-pa (Red Elk) Snake Warrior / No 88 / 36
The artist; by descent to Louisa Whyte Norton; [Old Print Shop, New York, NY, 1947]; [Edward Eberstadt and sons, New York, NY, 1947]; [?] present owner