Mó-sho-la-túb-bee, He Who Puts Out and Kills, Chief of the Tribe
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.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 3A
Luce Center Label
George Catlin described this man as a “famous and excellent chief” of the Choctaw, and painted his portrait at Fort Gibson, Arkansas Territory, in 1834. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 49, 1841; reprint 1973)
Ethnic - Indian - Choctaw
Portrait male - He Who Puts Out And Kills
paint - oil
fabric - canvas
metal - aluminum - support added
About George Catlin
Born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1796 Died: Jersey City, New Jersey 1872
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