Pawnee Pict Village

Object Number: 
1872.23.132
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed
Inscriptions: 
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 132. / Pawnee Pict Village"
Description: 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: by the Red River, a distance view of a village of round huts of thatched prairie grass with smoke vent on the top, with men on horseback by the river, and neatly fenced fields of maize and melons
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Provenance: 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group