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Emporium Auction | March 21, 2024

Thu, Mar 21, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 672

After George Catlin, North American Indians Portfolio (1989)

Estimate: $300 - $500

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(American, 1796-1872).

Five framed facsimile lithographs from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio, New York: Abbeville Press, 1989, elephant folio, accompanied by the original publisher’s half burgundy morocco clamshell portfolio with title and justification, edition 295/950, signed by the Director of Publishing at the Library of Congress, Dana J. Pratt and the President of the Abbeville Press, Robert E. Abrams, with blindstamps; matching gilt wood frames, French mats, largest 29 x 23-1/4 x 1 in.

Provenance: Property of a Southern Museum sold to benefit the Acquisition Fund

Note: Includes, North American Indians, Buffalo Hunt, Chase, Archery of the Mandans, Wi-Jun-Jon, The Pigeon's Egg Head, Joc-O-Sot (The Walking Bear). 


lacking 26 prints from the portfolio, not examined out of frames, good condition, not apparently laid down, portfolio with stains, some scuffing; frames with abrasions

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Property of a Southern Museum sold to benefit the Acquisition Fund