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George Catlin
Aúh-ka-nah-paw-wáh, Earth Standing, and Old and Valiant Warrior, 1831
oil
21 1/8 x 16 1/2 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.


Probably painted in Washington in January 1831. The pigment surface was badly cracked and blistered before a recent restoration, and the effects are still noticeable.



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