Edward Curtis: Portrait of Geronimo
Lot 6049
Edward Curtis: Portrait of Geronimo
Sold for US$ 155,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the estate of Paul Dyck, Rimrock, AZ
Edward Curtis: Portrait of Geronimo
Depicted holding a lance and wearing a leader's cap, signed lower right, with blindstamp lower left, flush-mounted to board, near mint condition, framed.
dimensions 15 5/8 x 11 5/8in
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Footnotes

  • Illustrated:
    Davis, Barbara A., EDWARD S. CURTIS: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A SHADOW CATCHER, San Francisco, 1985, cover. This rare image of the Apache leader was taken in 1905 and was not included in Curtis' voluminous NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN portfolios. In their photography auction of 10/11/05 Sotheby's, New York, offered an identical lot and noted in their catalogue: "As of this writing the present print is believed to be the only print of the image to have been offered at auction."
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