Black Rock Chief with Two Women
Scope and Contents
Three full length portraits: Sioux, the Black Rock (chief), The Little Red Thing that Touches the Ground in Marching (daughter), and Eeh-loo-ta (wife); center is man wearing elaborate feather headdress, woman on right has papoose and smal child, woman on left wearing decorated robe and face markings. Mounted on paper cardboard. Catlin cat. (1871) #5.
- Catlin, George, 1796-1872 (Artist, Person)
Biographical / Historical
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 Object : painting : oil on paper ; 17 7/8 x 24 1/4 in., mounted 21 x 27 3/4 in.
Language of Materials
Condition: Fair (4).
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).
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