Pocahontas

Artist: Marisol (French, 1930-2016)

Copy Right Holder: Visual Artists and Gallery Association (VAGA) at Artist Rights Society (ARS)

Date: 1976
Dimensions:
sheet: 26 × 19 1/2 in. (66 × 49.5 cm)
mat: 34 × 27 in. (86.4 × 68.6 cm)
Classification: PRINTS
Credit Line: Gift of Thomas J. Branchick
Object number: M.2014.19.2
DescriptionText reads: Matoaks as Rebecka daughter of the mighty prince Powhatan Emperor of Altanoaug Ckomouck as Virginia converted and baptized in the Christian faith and wife to the (war?) Mr. John Rolff

Misspelled names - Pocahantas was born Matoaka and was later known as Rebecca Rolfe; Powhatan was emperor of the Tsenacommacah, also spelled Attanoughkomouck; and she married John Rolfe.


Inscribed: l.r. in pencil: 25/175 Marisol 1976
Edition: 25/175
Terms
  • female portrait
  • Native American
Not on view