George Henry Craig (Canadian, 1853 - 1923)

"Basket Lady"

Nova Scotia, O/C signed "G.H.Craig, 90", titled obverse, "Algonquin Squaw".

Late 19th century

Measurements: 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" (site size)

Condition: Professionally cleaned, original frame.

 

One of very few and accurate portraits of a Mi'kmaq lady in full costume with her creations at her feet, sited at the Prince's Lodge, Bedford Basin, Halifax.

George Craig had a photographic studio in Dartmouth and was an avid amateur painter.

George Henry Craig (Canadian 1853-1923) Portrait of a Mi'kmaq basket seller 1890

C$15,000.00Price
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