Dance to the Medicine Bag of the Brave
- 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 1/8 x 24 3/8 in., mounted 21 x 27 3/4 in.
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Depicts group of Indians dancing in a circle carrying weapons with elaborate hair, with drummers on right. Sauk ceremony to celebrate a war victory. Mounted on painted green cardboard. Catlin cat. (1871) #160.
10/16/1958 - 10/31/1958 "George Catlin." Kennedy Galleries.
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