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George Catlin
Caddo Indians Chasing Buffalo, Cross Timbers, Texas, 1846–48
Caddo
oil
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.


Painted in Paris 1846–1848 (see nos. 543, 558). The Cross Timbers area extends into southern Oklahoma, where Catlin saw many such chases (see nos. 557 [unlocated], 569 [unlocated]).

Cartoon 360 (unlocated) is a similar or related view.



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