Lot 53

Katie Roubideaux Monochrome Photograph c. 1898

Estimate: $400 - $800

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot its this colored monochrome photograph of Katie Roubideaux by John Anderson circa 1898. The monochrome photograph features Katie Roubideaux the daughter of Louis Roubideaux who was the official interpreter for the U.S. Government for The Sioux Rosebud Reservation Indians. Katie Roubideaux was born in 1889 and died in 1991 and the photograph shows her holing a doll and standing on a saddle blanket on top of a buffalo rug. The original photograph was taken by John Anderson, Anderson (March 25, 1869 – June 26, 1948) was a Swedish-American photographer who spent most of his life in the United States. He is known for photographing Sioux Indians at the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota from 1885 until 1930. The condition of this framed monochrome photograph is good with no obvious signs of damage and shows good overall condition. The measurements of this framed monochrome photograph is 13 1/2" x 10 5/8" and the visible photograph measures 5 3/4" x 2 7/8". Provenance: From the renowned Sundog Fine Art Bozeman, Montana collection and collected by Bruce VanLandingham. Bruce VanLandingham was a pillar in the American Indian collecting community and a respected expert. Along with being an avid collector, Bruce also was the sole owner of Sundog Fine Art Gallery in Bozeman, which was both part museum and gallery.