Portrait of Seneca "Squaw" and Papoose, Western New York

Object Number: 
1953.209
Date: 
1808
Medium: 
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. ( 18.7 x 14.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower center, ink: "Squah of Seneca tribe with his(sic) papou. /aout 1808"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower edge in brown ink: "Squah of Seneca tribe with his papou. / aout. 1808."
Description: 
Figures
Gallery Label: 
This was drawn during a visit of the de Neuvilles to the Indian country of Western New York.
Bibliography: 
Kasprycki, Sylvia S., and Feest, Christian, trans. "On the Trails of the Iroquois." Berlin: Nicolai, 2013.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group