Lot 45: Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952), THE VANISHING RACE, 1904, Orotone; blind stamped lower left, with negative number: "301-04" in the plate below it lower left, signed in pen and ink to the image lower right, signed and annotated "To Heber

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November 3, 2016
Toronto, ON, CA

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Description: EDWARD SHERIFF CURTIS (1868-1952), AMERICANTHE VANISHING RACE, 1904Sepia-toned platinum print; blind stamped "COPYRIGHTED 1904 BY E.S. CURTIS" lower left, with the artist's inventory number: "301-04" in white in the negative below the copyright stamp lower left, signed in pen and ink to the image lower right, signed and annotated "To Heber Archibald from Edward S Curtis" on "Jan. 1913" in pen and ink to the mount lower right Sheet 12.4" x 16.1" -- 31.5 x 41 cm. Provenance: Presented to Heber Archibald directly from the artist on Jan. 1913 annotated in pen and ink to the mount; Collection, Toronto Literature: Christopher Cardozo, "Native Nations: First Americans as Seen by Edward S. Curtis", Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1993, p. 123. Estimate: $4,000--6,000
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