Lot 161

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Edward S. Curtis
(1868 - 1952)
The Basket Maker - Puget Sound, 1899
platinum print
Copyright blind stamp, at lower left on print recto, faint: COPYRIGHTED 1899 BY E.S. CURTIS
Copyright info in the negative, at lower left on print recto: Curtis Copyright 853 (paritally retouched)

Negative Date: 1899
Print Date: 1899
Puget Sound, Northwest

  • Edward Curtis Studio, Seattle
    From Clara Curtis' Collection (daughter)
    Owned by Swiss collector Garzoni
    The Christopher G. Cardozo Collection, 2002
  • Dimensions:
  • 12 1/2 x 15 7/16 in. (31.75 x 39.21 cm.)
  • Artist Name:
  • Edward S. Curtis
  • Exhibited:

  • Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian (95 print exhibit), 2000
    By Her Hand: Native American Women, their Art and the Photographs of Edward S. Curtis, 2016

    Publication History - Image:
    The North American Indian (1907-1930), Portfolio 9, Plate #310
  • Medium:
  • platinum print
  • Condition:
  • This print is in excellent condition overall. There is minor, scattered surface rubbing primarily at the margins and only noticeable in strong direct light. There is very minor silvering at the margin edges of the print recto, which is typical of Curtis platinum prints of this era.

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