Lot 523CURTIS, EDWARD SHERRIFF (1865-1952)
[The Vanishing Race, 1904]. Orotone, the image 11 x 14 inches (279 x 355 mm), signed in the negative (l.r.)., with the Curtis copyright statement (l.l.), housed in the original Curtis frame. Fine condition.
Another of Curtis's memorable images, this example is in orotone (what Curtis described as "Curt-Tones"), the process with which he is so closely identified. It evokes the cultural plight of the American Indian. This image of Navajo riders was the first plate in portfolio I of The North American Indian.
Sold for $6,250
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