Joseph Henry Sharp / Resources


Museum Collections

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
The Stark Museum, Orange, Texas
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Forsyth Galleries at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.


Boehme, Sarah. Absarokee Hut: The Joseph Henry Sharp Cabin. Cody, WY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1992?
Boehme, Sarah. “The North and Snow: Joseph Henry Sharp in Montana.” Montana The Magazine of Western History, vol. 40, no. 4 (August 1990), 32-47?
Carter, Denny. The Golden Age: Cincinnati Painters of the Nineteenth Century Represented in the Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1979?
Duveneck, Josephine W. Frank Duveneck, Painter-Teacher. San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1970?
Eldredge, Bruce, Nell Horton, and Janis Ziller Becker. “Joseph Henry Sharp: A Symphony in Silence.” American Art Review, vol. VII, no. 3 (June-July 1995), 124–131.
Fenn, Forrest. The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp. Santa Fe: Fenn Publishing Co., 1983.
Fenn, Forrest. Teepee Smoke. Santa Fe: One Horse Land & Cattle Co., 2007
Hassrick, Peter H. “Charles Bair and His Artists.” From The Charles M. Bair Family Collection: Western and Native American Art. Billings: Yellowstone Art Museum, 2004
McNeil, Thomas. “Joseph Henry Sharp: 70 Years of Western Painting.” The Branding Iron, (Los Angeles Corral of Westerners), March 1971
Milsten, David Randolph. Thomas Gilcrease: Founder of the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art. Tulsa, OK: Coman, 1991
Minckler, Thomas E. In Poetic Silence, The Floral Paintings of Joseph Henry Sharp. Tucson, Arizona; Settlers West Galleries 2010
Riebeth, Carolyn Reynolds. J. H. Sharp Among the Crow Indians, 1902–1910: Personal Memories of His Life and Friendships on the Crow Reservation in Montana. El Segundo, CA: Upton, 1985
Riebeth, Carolyn Reynolds. Some Memories of J. H. Sharp. Billings, MT: Parmly Billings Library, 1969
Watkins, Marie. “Painting the American Indian at the Turn of the Century: Joseph Henry Sharp and His Patrons, William H. Holmes, Phoebe A. Hearst, and Joseph G. Butler, Jr.” PhD diss., Florida State University, 2000