Geronimo - Apache Chief, n.d.
Clarence Daniel Batchelor (American, 1888 - 1977)
black and white wash on illustration board, 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (21.6 x 18.4 cm) (image)
Museum acquisition, 1966
Clarence Daniel Batchelor was born in Osage City, Kansas and studied at the Chicago Art Institute from 1907 to 1910. He is known primarily for his editorial cartoons. In 1911, he began working as staff artist for the Kansas City Star, and then became a free-lance artist from 1914 to 1918. In 1923, Batchelor started working as a cartoonist for the New York Post and remained there until 1931, when he joined the New York News as an editorial cartoonist until 1969.
Reflective Questions and Activities:
|E||Looking closely at Geronimo’s expression, how would you describe him? Why do you think his portrait includes a rifle?|
|E/S||Do you think this drawing was done from life? What other images have you seen of Geronimo that affects your answer?|