Indegenous Peoples, Massika Wakusasse
"Massika Wakusasse "
"Saki Indian Indien Saki Musquake Indianer Indien Musquake"
"Saki Indian Musquake Indian"
Aquatint etching by Huerlimann after the painting by Carl Bodmer (1809-1893)
Original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic.See details.
Published as Plate 3 in:
"Reise in das Innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834"
(Travels in the Interior of North America during the years 1832 -1834)
Autor: Maximilian Prinz zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867)
Printed by Bougeard in Paris.
Published in Paris by Arthus Bertrand - in Coblenz by J. Hoelscher - in London by Ackerman & Co.
Publication date: 1839-1842
Condition: Printed on China paper and mounted onto stronger underlaying paper. Light general age toning of China paper. The underlaying paper (margins) has heavy spotting and foxing. The very good original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic. Bodmer dry stamp on underlaying paper.
China paper): 37.3 x 47.5 cm (ca. 14,7 x 18.7")
Measurement including underlaying paper: 41.3 x 53.5 cm (ca. 16.3 x 21")
The lithographs of plains Indians and their culture were printed in
"Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen und der verschiedenen Rassen und Staemme nach den neuesten Entdeckungen und vorzueglichsten OriginalenÉ"
by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861).
These lithographs of Native Americans were done by
the lithographer J. Honegger
Johann Carl Bodmer (1809-1893), who had traveled in America together with
Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) from 1832-34.
The Schinz edition was published in Zurich from 1835 to 1845
The individual prints of the collection we offer here are exquisitely hand-colored, heightened with eggwhite, brilliant in their colorful appearance. A very special set. There are only minimal traces of age and use in margins.
Sheet size: ca 35.5 x 26 cm (ca. 14 x 10.2")
or ca 26 x 35.5 cm ( ca 10.2 x 14 ")