A'h-tee-wát-o-mee, a Woman

  • George Catlin, A'h-tee-wát-o-mee, a Woman, 1830, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.244

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George Catlin described his sitter as a “woman, with wampum and silver brooches in profusion on her neck.” He probably created this work at Fort Leavenworth (in today’s Kansas) in 1830. (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)

Title
A'h-tee-wát-o-mee, a Woman
Artist
Date
1830
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
  • Portrait female – A'h Tee Wat O Mee
  • Ethnic – Indian – Kickapoo
Object Number
1985.66.244
Palette
Linked Open Data
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