A Seminole Woman

  • George Catlin, A Seminole Woman, 1838, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.307

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George Catlin arrived at Fort Moultrie, in Charleston, South Carolina, on January 17, 1838. He painted more than ten portraits of Seminole and Yuchi Indians, including this Seminole woman, in the short time he spent at the fort. (Truettner, The Natural Man Observed, 1979)

Title
A Seminole Woman
Artist
Date
1838
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – Indian – Seminole
  • Figure female – full length
Object Number
1985.66.307
Palette
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