Artist Edward Sheriff Curtis, American, 1868-1952
Printer John Andrew and Son, American, active 1910-1930
Title
  • Bear's Belly, Arikara
Date 1908
Medium photogravure printed in sepia ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions Image: 15 9/16 × 11 3/4 inches (39.5 × 29.8 cm)
Plate: 17 5/8 × 13 inches (44.8 × 33 cm)
Sheet: 22 × 17 5/8 inches (55.9 × 44.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 72.513
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left: Plate 150
Inscribed, in plate, lower left: BEAR'S BELLY - ARIKARA
Inscribed, in plate, lower center; From Copyright Photograph 1908 by E. S. Curtis
Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Photogravure John Andrew & Son
1972, The Halsted Gallery (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA);
1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Andrews, Ralph W.Curtis' Western Indians. Seattle, 1962, p. 108 (ill.).

Curtis, E.S., The North American Indian. Boston, 1907 (pl. 150).