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    Sale 2505 | Lot 9
    Price Realized: $2,080With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2505 Lot 9

      (AMERICAN INDIANS.) Wilson, J.J.; artist. Group of 7 early watercolor interpretations of classic Catlin illustrations. Watercolors on paper, various sizes, about 18 x 22 inches to sight or larger, three signed in image; moderate wear and minor foxing. Not examined out of matching modern frames. Np, late 19th century?

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      A group of 7 primitive watercolor interpretations of George Catlin's famous Indian paintings. We have not been able to trace any information about the artist. Included are Chardon's Leap * Sudatory [steam hut] * Looking at the Sun * Cemetery of the Mandan * Medicine Lodge * Green Corn Dance * Sham Fight. Provenance: Said to have been acquired from dealers Rockwell & Avis Gardiner of Stamford, CT in the 1980s; San Francisco dealers Carlson & Stevenson to the consignor.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,080