Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, King of the Maquas

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Verelst (Painter)

    John Simon (Mezzotinter)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Engraving

  • Museum Object Number:

    1970.0005 A

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1970.0005 A

Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)


Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, King of the Maquas


Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

John Verelst (Painter)

John Simon (Mezzotinter)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom left; I. Verelst pinx.
2. Inscription; Bottom center; I. Simon Fecit.
3. Inscription; Bottom right; Sold at y\e Rainbow and Dove y\e corner of Ivey bridge in y\e Strand


Portrait; Native American; American Indian


Ink; Paper (laid)


Mezzotint, Engraving

Dimensions (inches)

16.3 (H) , 10.2 (W) , 15.5 (Image H) , 10 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

41.5 (H) , 26 (W) , 15.5 (Image H) , 10 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Plate H: 16.18 in (41.1 cm). Plate W: 10.0 in. (25.4 cm). Chain intervals: 2.8-3.0 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Publication Date


Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe




Strasburg lily

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1991 To Please Every Taste: Eighteenth-Century Prints from the Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 18, pp. 72-73.
[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 45, p. 97.
[Article] Hinderaker, Eric. 07//1996 The "Four Indian Kings" and the Imaginative Construction of the First British Empire. The William and Mary Quarterly. 53 (3): 487-526.
Portraits discussed on pp. 495-96, 505-9.
[Article] Robertson, Bruce. 1985 "The Portraits: An Iconographical Study", in Garratt, John G. & Robertson, Bruce. 1985. The Four Indian Kings. 139-77.

[Book] Smith, John Chaloner. 1884 British Mezzotinto Portraits; Being a Descriptive Catalogue of These Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present century. 1. 1-460.
Listed as no. 84, p. 1095-96.