Artist: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952).
Title: "Chief Joseph, Nez Perce [with headdress]".
Medium: Original photogravure.
Date: Composed 1903. Printed later.
Dimensions: Overall size: 12 x 8 7/8 in. (305 x 225 mm).
Lot Note(s): Stamped with the photographer's name, verso. Edition unknown, presumed small. High-grade archival paper. Ample margins. Fine, quality printing. Very good to fine condition; affixed to very thin and supple archival acid-free support sheet, not mount/board. Comment(s): According to “Gordon’s Photography Prices” the auction record for a silver print of this image is $169,000 realized at Sotheby's, New York, 4/7/2008, lot #9. Edward Sheriff Curtis was an American photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American peoples. N.B. This is an original photogravure published later than and separately from ‘The North American Indian’ portfolio and Curtis’s editioned works. [29776-2-400]