5 October 1999
EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952)
Curtis, Edward S.
Orotone. 1898. Signed with copyright insignia in the image.
10 x 13.5/8in. (26.7 x 34.6cm.) In an original Curtis Studio frame.
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See: Curtis, The North American Indian, Portfolio IX, pl. 318; Davis, The Life and Times of a Shadow Catcher, p. 146; Coleman & McLuhan, Portraits from North American Indian Life, p. 157; Andrews, Curtis' Western Indians, p. 13.
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