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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
1976
Extended loan for use by Secretary William T. Coleman, Jr., U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C., 1976-1977.
1986
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Jean Gerard, U.S. Embassy residence, Luxembourg, 1986-1990.
1992
South American Indian Paintings by George Catlin (NGA National Lending Service exhibition), The Museums at Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York, 1992.
1994
South American Indian Paintings by George Catlin (NGA National Lending Service Exhibition), The Lowe Art Museum, The University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1994-1995.
2002
George Catlin and His Indian Gallery, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., 2002-2003, not in cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 36.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 59, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 110, repro.