From 1843 aquatint1 print engraving by “Beyer” – Published by Ackerman and Co., London
Original painting by Karl Bodmer2 done in August or September 1833 at Fort McKenzie in Montana.
Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian’s servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. (Donald A. Heald, Rare Books, Prints & Maps)
Image from WikiArt, Visual Art Encyclopedia.
image size: 10 5/8 x 13 7/8