Auction 99, Lot 549

"[Lot of 10 Prints]", Catlin, George

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1892 (published)

Publication: The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians

Color: Printed Color

Size:
10 x 6.2 inches
25.4 x 15.7 cm

These are chromolithographs from a 1892 edition of George Catlin's The Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American Indians written during Eight Years Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-39. Catlin was an American artist and traveler who devoted himself to using his art to illustrated the customs of the American Indian. He painted over 600 pictures of Indians and their cultural life from 48 tribes.

Ten colorful prints from this important and interesting work. Includes views of ceremonies, landscapes, warriors, chiefs, and horses.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/12/2002

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