Auction 96, Lot 510

"Not-een-a-akom (The Strong Wind)", Prichard, James Cowles

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1848 (published)

Publication: The Natural History of Man, 3rd edition

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 8.8 inches
14 x 22.4 cm

Stunning hand colored aquatint plates based on the paintings of several important 19th century artists, including George Catlin. These are from Prichard's early anthropological study, subtitled "comprising inquiries into the modifying influence of physical and moral agencies on the different tribes of the human family."

Three-quarter portrait of the Ojibwa warrior in rather strange ceremonial dress with feathered cap and tomahawk tucked into his belt.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2001

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