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Buffalo Chase with Bows and Lances / LR "G. Catlin"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1002

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.

Dates

  • 1855

Creator

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.

Extent

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

English

Condition

Fair (4).

Related Materials

Negative #325896, 2A13849; 4"x5" slide #1900; 35mm slide #835.

Exhibition Note

10/16/1958 - 10/31/1958 "George Catlin." Kennedy Galleries.

Local Note

A-90.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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