Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952) - renowned photographer of the American West and the Native American Indian. Title: "A Piegan Home" Subject: Native American Indian - American West - Piegan Tribe. Date Of Negative: circa 1895 - 1918 Type Of Print: Authentic Sepia Toned Sheet Fed Photogravure made directly from the original circa 1895 - 1918 Edward S. Date Of Print: 1972 Original Issue: Bound sheet fed photogravure compilation issued in 2 sided gravure (imagery on verso). Paper: Mohawk Superfine Paper - medium weight rag type art paper, matte finish.Meriden Gravure Company - Meriden, Connecticut Print Origin: U. Approximate Image Size Inches: 5.25 x 7.25 inches Approximate Image Size Metric: 13.5 x 18.6 centimeters Mount Board Size Inches: 11 x 14 inches Mount Board Size Metric: 28 x 36 centimeters Mount Board Color: White Print Border: No - full bleed print. Condition Grade: Fine + + Verso: Professionally dry mounted with Bienfang archival materials onto sturdy 4ply museum mat board. Registered Vintage Archive Serial #. Vintage 1972 photogravure print on fine art paper made directly from the original circa early 1900's photogravure plate/negative by the renowned photographer of the Native American Indian, Edward S.
The photogravure plate is professionally dry mounted on 11x14 archival museum mat board and ready for a standard size frame. These iconic Native American images have been faithfully crafted in fine sheet fed photogravure (also known as Héliogravure) by The Meriden Gravure Company and matched for tonality and color - their "look" is that of the original pre-1920 gravures.
Soft, muted and atmospheric, these images evoke the historic feel of a world and way of life long since gone. The source originals from which these vintage 1972 prints were made came from the Pierpont Morgan Library's Curtis collection and the Boston Public Library's set of original Curtis photogravures from his landmark project "The North American Indian". Finephoto carries an extensive selection of vintage 1972 Edward S.Curtis prints, in both fine lithography and photogravure - all are matched to the original images in their look. Condition of this professionally mounted photogravure is excellent and it will frame up beautifully for display. This vintage 1972 photogravure is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Archive & Database. Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure plate.
The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the actual print. We list beautiful original vintage photographs, photogravures and antique prints everyday! READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Your vintage print will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame.
While most of our clients frame our quality mounted vintage prints right out of the box exactly as delivered, you also have the option of adding an overlay window mat in the color or style of your choice which can be inexpensively done with a quick visit to your local arts/crafts store or framing shop. Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made 275 lb. Triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto.
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