Prints & Photography

April 17 — 22, 2021
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LOT 15

Lot 15

After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)

After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
Lot 15 Details
After Charles Bird King (1785-1862), American

FOUR NORTH AMERICAN CHIEFS (FROM HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA)

Four hand-coloured lithographs, plates include:

1. A-NA-CAM-E-GISH-CA. A CHIPPEWAY CHIEF, 1838; with letters, signed with initials “RT” in the stone in the image lower right. Drawn by Ralph Trembley, published by F.W. Greenough, Philadelphia in 1838;


2. PA-SHE-PA-HAW. A SAUK CHIEF, 1837; with letters, published by E. Biddle, Philadelphia, 1837;

3. LAP-PA-WIN-SOE. A DELAWARE CHIEF; titled in the plate (no letters);

4. 4. SHA-HA-KA. A MANDAN CHIEF; 1838, titled in the plate (no letters), signed with initials “RT” in the stone in the image lower right. Drawn by Ralph Trembley, published by F.W. Greenough, Philadelphia in 1838.

All drawn, printed and hand-coloured at J.T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment, 1837-1838.

Sheets 20.25 ins x 14.75 ins; 51.4 cms x 37.5 cms

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Lot Report

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After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
  • After Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
Provenance:

With Gemst, Montreal label verso;
Private Collection, Ontario

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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