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Catalog Number X1970.27.74
Title FAC SIMILE OF AN INDIAN PAINTING
Object Name Print
Artist Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893)
Dimensions H-19.5 W-25.5 inches
Medium Aquatint/Engraving
Date 1839
Notes Vignette No. XIII from Prince Maximilian's "Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834."

A lithograph of Bodmer's which was in actuality a copy of Mato-Tope (Four Bears) original drawing. Depicting two American Indian in hand to hand combat. One man is holding a knife and one man is holding a tomahawk. The man holding the knife has cut the other man on the hand and the drawing shows blood flowing. Man holding the knife has a powder horn hanging from his shoulder. The other man has a large eagle feather headdress.
Search Terms Art
Native American
American Indian