Begging Dance, Sauk and Fox

  • George Catlin, Begging Dance, Sauk and Fox, 1835-1837, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.439

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“The Begging Dance is a frequent amusement, and one that has been practiced with some considerable success at this time, whilst there have been so many distinguished and liberal visitors here.

Title
Begging Dance, Sauk and Fox
Artists
Date
1835-1837
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group – male
  • Ceremony – Indian
  • Ceremony – dance – Begging Dance
  • Ethnic – Indian – Sauk and Fox
Object Number
1985.66.439
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