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Gaw-záw-que-dung, He Who Halloes

1836 George Catlin Born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1796 Died: Jersey City, New Jersey 1872 oil on canvas 29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr. 1985.66.192 Not currently on view

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He Who Halloes was a member of the Ojibwe/Chippewa tribe. George Catlin painted this portrait at Sault Ste. Marie (in today’s Wisconsin) in 1836. (Truettner, The Natural Man Observed, 1979)


Ethnic - Indian - Ojibwa

Portrait male - He Who Halloes


paint - oil

fabric - canvas

metal - aluminum - support added