Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - Waiting in the Forest - Cheyenne (PDC91963C-1219-001)
- Medium: Photogravure on Van Gelder Paper
- Circa: 1910
- Size: 15.5'' x 11''
33.5" x 27.5" framed. This Curtis was recently for sale at a Santa Fe gallery for $45,000. "At dusk in the neighborhood of the large encampments young men, closely wrapped in non-comittal blankets or white cotton sheets, may be seen gliding about the tipis or standing motionless in the shadow of the trees, each one alert for the opportunity to steal a meeting with his sweetheart." - Edward S. Curtis. From The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.06, The Piegan. The Cheyenne. The Arapaho ([Seattle] : E.S. Curtis ; [Cambridge, Mass. : The University Press], 1911), plate no. 218. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona.