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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.

Associated Names
Mellon, Paul, Mr.
Exhibition History
1964
Loan for display with permanent collection, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1964-1974.
1986
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Frank Wisner, U.S. Embassy residence, Cairo, Egypt, 1986-1991.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 33.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 123, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 59, repro.
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