No-ho-mun-ya, One Who Gives No Attention
1844 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. 1985.66.522 Not currently on view
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George Catlin described this man as “the finest looking man of the party,” and noted the chief’s “elegant” limbs and “Herculean” frame. The Iowa brave, who was also called “Roman Nose,” died in Liverpool, England, before the Iowa delegation departed for Paris.
Ethnic - Indian - Kansas
Portrait male - Man of Good Sense
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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