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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
Exhibition of George Catlin Paintings, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, 1970.
1970
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1970-1977.
1982
Extended loan for use by The White House, Washington, D.C., 1982-1989.
2006
I Like America. Fictions of the Wild West, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2006-2007, no. 29, repro.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 30.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 96, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 72, repro.