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No-o-mún-nee, Walks in the Rain, a Warrior

1832 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. 1985.66.258 Not currently on view


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George Catlin described Walks in the Rain as a “warrior, with his pipe and tobacco-pouch in his hand.” The subject may be the same as Walking Rain (see 1985.66.518). Catlin probably painted this work at Fort Leavenworth (in today’s Kansas) in 1832. (Truettner, The Natural Man Observed, 1979)

Keywords

Ethnic - Indian - Iowa

Portrait male - Walks In The Rain

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

metal - aluminum - support added