Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
McKenney and Hall: History of the Indian Tribes
Record:
Work Record ID:
36
Reproduction Record ID:
36
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
History of the Indian Tribes of North America
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
Ne sou a quoit, a Fox chief
Title Type:
inscribed title
Measurements:
16.00 x 11.55 in (40.64 x 29.34 cm) on sheet 20.10 x 14.40 in (51.05 x 36.58 cm)
Measurement Type:
dimensions
Material:
rag paper
Material Type:
support
Technique:
color lithograph
Inscription:
lower center: NE SOU A QUOIT / A FOX CHIEF. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment N.o 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a
Creator:
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862
Creator Dates:
1785-1862
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Date:
1838
Location:
Washington (D.C.)
Location Type:
creation site
Repository:
Archives and Rare Books Library, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Repository Type:
current repository
ID Number:
ARB E77 .M13 Vol. 1
ID Number Type:
call number
ID Number:
36
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
36
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Fox (Meshkwakihug)
Subject:
Armbands
Subject:
Earrings
Subject:
Face painting
Subject:
Feathers
Subject:
Finger weaving
Subject:
Necklaces
Subject:
Ribbons
Subject:
Sashes (Costume)
Subject:
Trade silver
Subject:
Turban headdresses
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Peace medals
Subject:
Vermilion
Subject:
Trade bead necklaces
Subject:
Trade cloth
Subject:
Trade beads
Subject:
Wampum
Subject:
Horsehair
Subject:
Hides and skins
Subject:
Mantles (Clothing)
Subject:
Body painting
Subject:
Bear in the Forks of a Tree (Ne-sou-a-quoit)
Subject:
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Subject:
Hair pipes
Related Work:
McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859 & Hall, James, 1793-1868. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: Frederick W. Greenough, 1838-1844.
Relation Type:
larger entity
Description:
ART WORKS Two portraits of Bear in the Forks of a Tree, painted by Charles Bird King (1785-1862) in Washington (D.C.) in 1837 are identified by Cosentino. The first (Cosentino: 387) is a full length portrait. Formerly in the collections of the Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island, it was sold in 1970 and is in an unknown private collection. The second (Cosentino: 388) is a half-length portrait in the Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois.
Description:
PRINTS Lithographs based on the second King painting (Cosentino: 388) appear in the following editions of McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859, and Hall, James, 1793-1868. The History of the Indian Tribes of North America: Philadelphia: F. W. Greenough, 1838-1844. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1848-1850. Philadelphia: D. Rice & Co., 187_.
Description:
REFERENCES Cosentino, Andrew J. The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862). Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1977. p. 175. Nos. 387-388. Horan, James D. The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians. New York: Bramhall House, 1986. pp. 190-191. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. The Important Collection of Twenty-One Portraits of North American Indians, by Charles Bird King. Property of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island. Sold by Order of the Board of Directors. New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1970. pp. xiv, 36-37. Smithsonian Institution Art Inventories. Painting Inventory. 12030383 - Chicago Historical Society 47370097 - Redwood Library & Athenaeum - Unlocated Viola, Herman J. The Indian Legacy of Charles Bird King. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. Cover, pp. 97, 122, 139.
Information Source:
Date: Supplied from plate. Plate No.: Supplied from copy reproduced. Standard No.: Supplied from volume contents list. Printer: "I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment" in plate caption. [J. T. Bowen] Delineator: No indication.
Reproduction Rights Statement:
(c) University of Cincinnati Digital Press, 2001

Ne sou a quoit, a Fox chief