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Bear's Belly, Arikara, 1908

  • John Andrew and Son, American, active 1910-1930
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis, American, 1868-1952

Photogravure printed in sepia ink on cream laid paper

  • Image: 15 9/16 × 11 3/4 inches (39.5 × 29.8 cm) Plate: 17 5/8 × 13 inches (44.8 × 33 cm) Sheet: 22 × 17 5/8 inches (55.9 × 44.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund

72.513

Inscribed, in plate, upper left: Plate 150 Inscribed, in plate, lower left: BEAR'S BELLY - ARIKARA Inscribed, in plate, lower center; From Copyright Photograph 1908 by E. S. Curtis Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Photogravure John Andrew & Son

1972, The Halsted Gallery (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA)

1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Andrews, Ralph W.Curtis' Western Indians. Seattle, 1962, p. 108 (ill.). Curtis, E.S., The North American Indian. Boston, 1907 (pl. 150).

Edward Sheriff Curtis, Bear's Belly, Arikara, 1908, photogravure printed in sepia ink on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund, 72.513.