Karl Bodmer
(1809-1893 French)
"Mehkskeme-Sukahs - Blackfoot-chief / Tatsicki-Stomick - Piekann-chief," plate 45 (from "Travels in the Interior of North America")
Hand-colored aquatint engraving on paper under glass; Paris, A. Bertrand, Coblenz, J. Holscher and London, Ackermann & Co. pub.
Bodmer blindstamp lower center margin, titled in English, German and French in the margin, with printed inscriptions lower margin: Ch. Bodmer pinx ad nat.; Imp de Bougeard; Allais sculp; Coblenz bei J. Holscher; London, published by Ackermann & Co. 90 Strand 1th Jany 1840; Paris, Arthus Bertrand editeur
Plate: 14" H x 18" W

Literature: Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1.

  • Condition: Generally good condition. Minor toning to the paper. Handling creases scattered throughout. Mat burn along the edges. A 3" section of the lower left corner is torn off and held on with clear tape. A small spot of paper loss in the upper right corner. Small nicks, tears and losses scattered along the edges. Mounted to the back mat with plastic pocket corners.
    Frame: 23.5" H x 27.5" W x 1.25" D

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