Oil painting depicting village of tepees with various industries going on in foreground. On the Red River in Texas, formed 1,200 skin tents, curiously painted and embroidered. Mounted on painted green matte cardboard. Catlin cat. (1871) #137.
- 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 ; 18 3/8 x 24 3/4 in., mounted 21 x 27 3/4 in.
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Condition: Fair (4).
10/16/1958 - 10/31/1958 "George Catlin." Kennedy Galleries.
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