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Sioux (Two Women, Man, Infant, and Child)

Object Number: 
1872.23.6
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 lower right inside image in black ink over graphite: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image: "Pl. 6. / Sioux."; at lower border outside image in black ink: "21 20 22"
Description: 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: one male, two females, one child and an infant
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