Etahdleuh Doanmoe Sketchbook - Simpson Provenance

Fishing from shore of harbor of St. Augustine | Dance to entertain St. Augustine residents and visitors

Private Owner; Bonham's, "From the Great Lakes to the Rio Grande: the Collection of Roy Robinson, Los Angeles, October 26-27, 2023, Lot 21; Roy Robinson Collection (1882-1970), acquired from the estate of Evangeline Marrs Simpson Whipplee in 1933; Evangeline Marrs Simpson Whipple, by descent; Gifted by Richard Henry Pratt to Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple (1822-1901).

Illustrated by Etahdleuh Doanmoe (Boy Hunting / Hunting Boy; Kiowa, 1856-1888), "A Kiowa Indians history of his imprisonment," circa 1876, comprising sixteen unpaginated folios bound in a commercial sketchbook with marbled cardstock covers, integral tissue guards between the pages, the folios illustrated recto and verso, totaling thirty-two drawings in graphite and colored pencil, the title inscribed in pencil across the interior cover, signed "Etahdleuh" opposite upper left on the tissue guard.

Etahdleuh Doanmoe | Boy Hunting
Document Info
Media: Ink, graphite and colored pencil
Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 inches
Total Plates: 19
Total Pages: 16
Private Owner
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