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After Karl Bodmer (1809-1893), Wahk-Ta-Ge-Li. A Sioux Warrior

Auction:
2506
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

After Karl Bodmer (1809-1893),
Wahk-Ta-Ge-Li. A Sioux Warrior, hand-colored engraving and aquatint by Z. Prevost, from Prince Maximilian zu Wied's Travels in the Interior of North America 1832-1834, c. 1839-42, published by Bougeard, Paris, 12 7/8 x 17 5/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Two rust spots and a pinhole puncture along upper right margin; small circular tear to middle of lower margin; acidic mat burn around all borders and with light toning throughout; left edge uneven with tiny nick to upper part; reverse with glue remnants from previous mounting.

Keywords

Karl Bodmer, Ge, Maximilian, Paris

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