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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
1964
Loan for display with permanent collection, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1964-1974.
1976
Lewis and Clark's America: A Voyage of Discovery, Seattle Art Museum, 1976, no. 39, repro.
1980
American Indian Life: Paintings by George Catlin, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980.
1982
Extended loan for use by Jean B. Gerard, U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO, Paris, France, 1982-1985.
1989
A Gallery Revived: North American Indian Paintings by George Catlin, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1989.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 27, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 55, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 59, repro.