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Creator:
Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Bernard Lens III, 1682–1740, British
Title:

Portraits of Four Indian Kings of Canada: The Four Indian Kings

Date:
1710
Medium:
Mezzotint; four oval busts on one sheet, each with an elaborate frame, incorporating a feathered crown and crossed weapons above.
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 13/16 x 11 3/8in. (45.2 x 28.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate, top left: "Tee Yee Neen Ho Ga Row. / Emperour of the six Nations."; top right: "Sa Ga Yean Qua Rah Tow. / King of the Maquas"; bottom left: "Oh Nee Yeath Tow No Riow. / King of the Ganajoh-Hore."; bottom right: "E Tow Oh Kaom. / King of the River Nation."; below, center: "The Four Indian Kings."; below, left: "Done after the Original Limmings / Drawn from e/y Life by B. Lens jun.r"; below, right: "B. Lens exc."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1513
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54105
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