Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 544

"Mexkemahuastan - Chief of the Gros-ventres des Prairies [Vig. XX]", Bodmer, Karl

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1844 (circa)

Publication: Travels In the Interior of North America in the Years 1832 to 1834

Color: Black & White

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm

Full-length portrait of the chief, wrapped in a buffalo robe and holding a rifle. Engraved by Hurlimann, printed by Bougeard and published by Ackermann & Co.


Condition: C

Trimmed within platemark as bound for this issue. Tissue guard still attached. Scattered foxing mostly in margins and tear in bottom margin not affecting image or title.

Estimate: $600 - $800


Closed on 6/12/2002