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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    AFTER KARL BODMER
    BY JOHANN HÜRLIMANN

    Chief of the Blood-Indians, from Travels in the Interior of North America (R. t46)

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    AFTER KARL BODMER
    BY JOHANN HÜRLIMANN
    Chief of the Blood-Indians, from Travels in the Interior of North America (R. t46)
    engraving with etching, aquatint and roulette in colors with hand-coloring, circa 1839, on wove paper, with the C, Bodmer blindstamp, with wide margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, scattered pinpoint foxing throughout, a few larger foxmarks at the sheet edges, a ¾-in.area of paper loss at the lower sheet edge (with associated creasing), a few creases and short tears at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 14 x 19 1/8 in. (356 x 486 mm.)
    S. 17 1/8 x 24 in. (435 x 610 mm.)


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