18 April 2001
EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1954)
Canyon del Muerto
Orotone. 1906. Signed and copyright insignia in the image.
14 x 11in. (35.6 x 27.9cm.) Fragment of the descriptive paper label affixed to the reverse of the original Curtis Studio frame.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 8 April 1998, lot 141;
to the present owner.
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See: Curtis, The North American Indian, Portfolio I, pl. 229
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