Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 409

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(WEST.) Bonheur, Rosa; artist. Printed textile of Buffalo Bill Cody. Color print on linen, 22 x 23 inches, with facsimile signatures of Cody and the artist; folds, minor dampstaining, minimal wear. Np, 1889 or shortly after

Additional Details

French artist Rosa Bonheur painted the original of this portrait at her chateau in France during the 1889 European tour of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. This textile adaptation of her painting was presumably produced as a souvenir for the show not long after.