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LOT 52

Lot 52

EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)

EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
Lot 52 Details
EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952), American

FROM “THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN” (THREE PORTRAITS): ZAHADOLZHA - NAVAJO, 1904; A COWICHAN MASK, 1912; ARAPAHO SHIELD, 1927

Three photogravures in sepia tone on Van Gelder blindstamped paper with deckled edges; each with titles in the plate lower left margin and with the photographer's copyright with its date: “From Copyright Photograph by E.S. Curtis" in the plate below the image in the centre margin. The first from Volume 1: The Apache. The Jicarillas. The Navaho; the second from Volume 9: The Salishan tribes of the coast. The Chimakum and the Quilliute. The Willapa; the third from Volume 19: The Indians of Oklahoma. The Wichita. The southern Cheyenne. The Oto. The Comanche. The Peyote cult


13.0" x 11.0" (33.0 cm x 27.9 cm)

Estimate $900-$1,200

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
  • EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

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