Maya (Three Men, One Woman, and a Child)
Graphite and black ink on card
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin."; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 117. / Maya."
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: a spiritual leader or 'medicine man', a hunter with a bow and his wife carrying a basket; in the background, a female tribe member and a boy
Purchased by the Society
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
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