Indians Awaiting Attack (Study for the painting "La Piste de guerre," 1865, Musées de Chaumont)

about 1865
Jules Émile Saintin (French, 1829–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.2 x 19.6 cm (6 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.12

Medium or Technique

Graphite on wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Native American man in foreground with ear to the ground. Bare breasted woman with two children center, and other men crouching awaiting an attack. Verso: sketch of a cavelier.

Provenance

Old Print Shop, New York. Gift of William Franklin Mitchell for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; January 10, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of William Franklin Mitchell