Saturday, September 8, 2012

Art Sunday George Catlin

George Catlin was an American Painter (July 26, 1796 – December 23, 1872) who specialized in portraits of the native american and the american west.  His biography here The Smithsonian acquired most of his works in 1879.

Catlin painting
from here This is the artist painting a Mandan chief while the tribe looks on.
many more of his paintings here


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