Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952)

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - Snake Dancers Entering the Plaza (PDC1799)


Additional Information

  • Medium: Photogravure on Japan Vellum
  • Circa: 1921
  • Size: 12.5'' x 16'' x 0.0''
Photo mat measures 20" x 24". Published in "The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.12, The Hopi" Artist Comments: At the right stand the Antelopes, in front of the booth containing the snake-jars. The Snakes enter the plaza, encircle it four times with military tread, and then after a series of songs remarkable for their irresistible movement, they proceed to dance with the reptiles. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona.

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