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THE SUN DANCER CROW Copper Plate

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THE SUN DANCER CROW Copper Plate
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Description
EDWARD S. CURTIS. The Sun Dancer - Apsaroke , 1908. 7.3X4.7" image on 9x5.9" copper plate. Plate date 1909. From Volume 4, Apsaroke (Crow) & Hidatsa, of The North American Indian. Engraved plate recto: The Sun Dancer - Apsaroke /From Copyright Photograph 1908 by E. S. Curtis.

A spectacular environmental portrait.

Between 1898 and 1928 working in collaboration with many tribal members Curtis created an ethno-historical account combined with photographic notions of character portraiture, environmental portraiture and classical romanticism as well as straight documentary views. He published 20 octavo volumes with around 75 prints per volume each accompanied with a larger portfolio of usually 36 hand pulled photogravures. The North America Indian (1906-1928) is considered the most lavish and elegantly illustrated set of photographic books ever produced. This has lot has original vintage photogravures from this publication made under Curtis supervision.
Condition
Very Good. Minor scratches, tarnish, dents, abrasions small dark spots, and ink residue throughout plate surfaceVery Good. Minor scratches, tarnish, dents, abrasions small dark spots, and ink residue throughout plate surface
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THE SUN DANCER CROW Copper Plate

Estimate $3,500 - $5,000
Dec 01, 2021
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5123: THE SUN DANCER CROW Copper Plate

Sold for $2,000
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Est. $3,500 - $5,000Starting Price $2,000
EDWARD S. CURTIS 100 Copper Plates of Indians
Dec 01, 2021 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 5123 Details

Description
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EDWARD S. CURTIS. The Sun Dancer - Apsaroke , 1908. 7.3X4.7" image on 9x5.9" copper plate. Plate date 1909. From Volume 4, Apsaroke (Crow) & Hidatsa, of The North American Indian. Engraved plate recto: The Sun Dancer - Apsaroke /From Copyright Photograph 1908 by E. S. Curtis.

A spectacular environmental portrait.

Between 1898 and 1928 working in collaboration with many tribal members Curtis created an ethno-historical account combined with photographic notions of character portraiture, environmental portraiture and classical romanticism as well as straight documentary views. He published 20 octavo volumes with around 75 prints per volume each accompanied with a larger portfolio of usually 36 hand pulled photogravures. The North America Indian (1906-1928) is considered the most lavish and elegantly illustrated set of photographic books ever produced. This has lot has original vintage photogravures from this publication made under Curtis supervision.
Condition
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Very Good. Minor scratches, tarnish, dents, abrasions small dark spots, and ink residue throughout plate surfaceVery Good. Minor scratches, tarnish, dents, abrasions small dark spots, and ink residue throughout plate surface

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