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Catalog Number X1970.27.02
Title CHIEF OF THE BLOOD-INDIANS. WAR CHIEF OF THE PIEKANN INDIANS. KOUTANI INDIAN.
Object Name Engraving
Artist Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893)
Dimensions H-13.75 W-18.5 inches
Medium Aquatint/Engraving
Notes Tableau No. 46 from Prince Maximilian's "Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834."
Aquatint with engraving. Half-length portraits of three Indian men. The figure on the left wears a painted shirt with ermine-tail fringe and a peace medal suspended around his neck. The central figure is wrapped in a robe. The figure on the right wears a fringed buckskin shirt and has a robe wrapped around his waist.

Across the bottom of the image: "Chef Der Blut Indianer / Chef Des Indiens Sangs / Chief of the Blood-Indians / Krieg Chef Der Piekan Indianer / Chef De Guerre Des Indiens Piekanns / War-Chief of the Piekann-Indians / Kutena Indianer / Indien Koutane / Koutani Indian / Peint d'apres nat. par Ch. Bodmer / Imp de Bongeard / Grave par J. Hurliman / Coblenz bei J. Holscher / London Published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand / C. Bodmer D... [embossed] / Paris, Arthus Bertrand editeur."
Search Terms Art
Native American
American Indian
Portrait