Valerie Hegarty
Native American Chief (Sharitarish) with Branches
2013
Canvas, wooden stretcher, acrylic paint and gel mediums, artificial branches, foil, paper, glue, sand
22 (w) x 31 (h) x 13 (d)
The Cupola House parlor includes a Native American–patterned rug overgrown with grass referencing territorial division, as well as two portraits in conversation, one of a headless George Washington and the other of the Pawnee Chief Sharitarish with his neck growing into branches.

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