A Blackfoot Doctor
Oil painting depictin group of Indians surrounding man lying on ground with man in elaborate bear skin costume is dancing around him.
- 1853 - 1870
- Catlin, George, 1796-1872 (Person)
Born in: Wilkes-Barre, PA;Died in: Jersey City, NJ.Active in: U.S.; Europe.Catlin's 1840s and 1850s portraits and paintings of Indian and western culture are important documents in American history, anthropology, and art.
1 Painting : oil ; 17 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.
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Blackfoot doctor in his mystery dress, first sketched in the American Fur Company's fort at the mouth of the Yellow Stone in 1832.
Negative #327032, 2A13859; 4"x5" slide #896; 35mm slide #896.
Catlin cat. (1871) #185.
Condition: Fair (4).
Frame: Mounted on painted green matte cardboard, 21 x 27 1/2.
Exhibitions note: 10/16/1958 - 10/31/1958"George Catlin." Kennedy Galleries.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
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