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European Art
After: William Hodges, British, 1744–1797

Ojibbeway Chief

1790–91

Oil on canvas

30 1/16 × 25 1/8 in. (76.4 × 63.8 cm)
de Lancey Kountze Collection, Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899
1939.40
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Collection of Caleb Lyon (– 1882); Sold by George A. Leavitt & Co., New York City (lot no. 45) as the portrait of an Ojibbeway Chief by Sir Benjamin West; DeLancy Kountze ( –1939); Yale University Art Gallery (1939–).

Bibliography: 

George A. Leavitt & Co., New York, The Governor Caleb Lyon Collection: of Porcelains, Objects of Art, Washingtoniana, Oil Paintings, andc., sale cat. (January 25, 1882), 21.

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