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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
1970
[Catlin exhibition], Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, Virginia, 1970.
1970
Exhibition of George Catlin Paintings, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, 1970.
1971
An Exhibition of Paintings and Lithographs by George Catlin, Artist Historian, Tennessee Fine Arts Center, Nashville, 1971, no. 31.
1980
American Indian Life: Paintings by George Catlin, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980.
1986
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Malcolm Richard Wilkey, U.S. Embassy residence, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1986-1990.
1990
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Richard Brown, U.S. Embassy residence, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1990-1994.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 34.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 53, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 109, repro.