From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Chief Joseph, Nez Perce, 1903

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

Photogravure printed in sepia ink on cream wove paper

  • Image: 15 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (39.1 × 28.3 cm) Plate: 17 1/2 × 12 1/2 inches (44.5 × 31.8 cm) Sheet: 21 7/8 × 17 5/8 inches (55.6 × 44.8 cm)

Gift of Bill and Doris Rauhauser


Inscribed, in plate, upper right: Plate 256 Inscribed, in plate, lower left: CHIEF JOSEPH-NEZ PERCÉ Inscribed, in plate, lower center: From Copyright Photograph 1903 by E.S. Curtis Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Photogravure John Andrew & Son

1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Edward Sheriff Curtis, Chief Joseph, Nez Perce, 1903, photogravure printed in sepia ink on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bill and Doris Rauhauser, F1988.138.