DAVID GUILMET (AMERICAN, ACT. LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY). SA GA YEATH QUA PIETH TOW, KING OF THE MAGUAS, AFTER JAN VERELST.

Est. $1,800-$2,400
Sold: $3,120 ($2,600)

A Mohawk Indian of the Bear Clan, Iroquois Confederacy, Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was one of four Native American chiefs who visited London in 1710 as part of a diplomatic mission organized by Pieter Schuyler, Mayor of Albany, New York. They were received at the Court of St. James by Queen Anne, who commissioned their portraits by Jan Verelst. The portraits of “The Four Indian Kings” are now in the collection of the Library and Archives, Canada in Ottawa. Oil on canvas, 42 x 31 inches. Inscribed “Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow/ King of the Maguas, 1710” l.l. Signed and dated on the reverse “April 23, 1997/ David Guilmet.”

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