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Auction archive: Lot number 2104

LAKOTA—RAIN-IN-THE-FACE. c.1835-1905.

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$937
Auction archive: Lot number 2104

LAKOTA—RAIN-IN-THE-FACE. c.1835-1905.

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$937
Beschreibung:

Albumen print portrait of Rain-in-the-Face with phtographer D.F. Barry, 9 3/8 by 5 3/8 (sight), by Barry, smaller portrait of Barry laid down to lower left corner, 1880s, with photographer's blindstamp at middle left, in studio mat with "D.F. Barry ... Superior, Wis." label to verso, a few faint scratches, loss to corners and edges of mat, image crisp. The Hunkpapa Lakota war chief Rain-in-the-Face was instrumental in the Sioux Wars of the 1860s and 70s, at various points fighting beside Red Cloud, Gall, Crazy Horse, and Sitting Bull. It is also likely he fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn, and for a time he was reputed to have dealt the blow that killed Custer. David F. Barry was one of the most prolific portraitists of Native Americans. Waldman, Biographical Dictionary of American Indian History to 1900, p 313-14. See also lot 2167.

Auction archive: Lot number 2104
Auction:
Datum:
16 Oct 2013
Auction house:
Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 [email protected] auf Google Maps ansehen New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
Beschreibung:

Albumen print portrait of Rain-in-the-Face with phtographer D.F. Barry, 9 3/8 by 5 3/8 (sight), by Barry, smaller portrait of Barry laid down to lower left corner, 1880s, with photographer's blindstamp at middle left, in studio mat with "D.F. Barry ... Superior, Wis." label to verso, a few faint scratches, loss to corners and edges of mat, image crisp. The Hunkpapa Lakota war chief Rain-in-the-Face was instrumental in the Sioux Wars of the 1860s and 70s, at various points fighting beside Red Cloud, Gall, Crazy Horse, and Sitting Bull. It is also likely he fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn, and for a time he was reputed to have dealt the blow that killed Custer. David F. Barry was one of the most prolific portraitists of Native Americans. Waldman, Biographical Dictionary of American Indian History to 1900, p 313-14. See also lot 2167.

Auction archive: Lot number 2104
Auction:
Datum:
16 Oct 2013
Auction house:
Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 [email protected] auf Google Maps ansehen New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
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