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Chief of Tribe with Club, Winnebago / Mid "Catlin P."

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1007


Oil painting depicting four full length portraits of warriors, two on right wearing robes and carrying clubs, one on left wearing backskin, smoking pipe, man on far left wearing robe and carrying club.


  • 1853 - 1870


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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 3/4 x 24 in.

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Wood (Winnebago Chief), He who puts all out of doors (warrior), He who comes on the thunder (warrior), and The little elk (warrior).

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Support: Paper.

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Negative #327041, 2A13860; 4"x5" slide #905; 35mm slide #905.

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Catlin cat. (1871) #4.

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Condition: Fair (4).

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Frame: Mounted on painted green cardboard, 20 15/16 x 27 3/4.

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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).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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