Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 11:00 to 6:00

Provenance

George Catlin [1796-1872]; by descent to his daughters, Clara Gregory Catlin, Louise Catlin Kinney, and Elizabeth Wing Catlin; purchased 1912 from Elizabeth Wing Catlin by the American Museum of Natural History; sold 1959 through (Kennedy Galleries, New York) to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift 1965 to the NGA.

Exhibition History
1966
[Exhibition], Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Arkansas Artmobile state-wide tour, 1966-1968 (organized by Department of Education, State of Arkansas).
1970
Inaugural Exhibition and Loan for display with permanent collection, Texas Technical University Museum, Lubbock, 1970-1974.
1983
Extended loan for use by Ambassadors Louis Arthur Tambs and Charles A. Gillespie, U.S. Embassy residence, Bogotà, Colombia, 1983-1986.
2006
I Like America. Fictions of the Wild West, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2006-2007, no. 30, repro.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 27.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 77, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 72, repro.