Lot 434: Nach West-Indien / Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen. ca. 1920
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: OTTO LEROI Size: 23 7/8 x 35 7/8 in./61 x 91 cm O & P Leroi, Berlin A notable Art Deco design, the content of which is a fabulous example of how misinformed some Europeans were regarding other parts of the world. Obviously mistaking the West Indies as having something to do with American Indians, Leroi gives us a dignified portrait of a chief in full regalia, holding a peace pipe. (ship)
Condition Report: A-/ Very slight tears at edges.
Dimensions: 23 7/8 x 35 7/8 in./61 x 91 cm
Artist or Maker: OTTO LEROI
Date: ca. 1920