Karl Bodmer “Dance of the Minatarres” Aquatint

Johann Carl “Karl” Bodmer (Swiss/French, 1809-1893). Aquatint on paper titled “Scalp Dance of the Minatarres,” depicting a group of Native Americans performing a victorious dance. Further titled in German and French. Engraving by Charles Vogel. Printed by Bougeard. Published in Paris by Arthus Bertrand, in Coblenz by Jakob Hoelscher, and in London by Ackerman & Co. Provenance: from the collection of an important Minneapolis institution. Sight; height: 16 1/4 in x width: 20 3/4 in. Framed; height: 27 in x width: 30 in.