Buffalo Chase with Bows and Lances / LR "G. Catlin"
Scope and Contents
Depicts Indians on horseback with bows and lances chasing buffalo herd over a hill. Sketches on the upper Missouri in 1832, Sioux Indians. In stained wood frame. Catlin cat. (1871) #145.
- 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 canvas ; 18 5/8 x 25 5/8 in., in frame 21 5/8 x 28 1/2 in.
Language of Materials
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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