Artist John Raphael Smith, English, 1752-1812
Artist after Joseph Wright of Derby, English, 1734-1797
  • Widow of an Indian Chief Watching the Arms of Her Deceased Husband
Date 1789
Medium mezzotint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 17 1/2 × 21 3/4 inches (44.5 × 55.2 cm)
Sheet: 19 1/4 × 23 1/4 inches (48.9 × 59.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Lee and Tina Hills Graphic Arts Fund
Accession Number 2000.53
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, lower left: Painted by J. Wright
Inscribed, lower center: The Widow of an Indian Chief watching the Arms of her deceas'd Husband | London Pub'd Inn 29, 1789 by T.R. Smith N31 King Street Covt Garden
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by TR Smith Mezzotinta Engraver to his Royal Highn the Prince of Wales | & his Serene Highn the Duke of Orleans
2000-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)