Chee-a-ex-e-co, Daughter of Deer without a Heart

  • George Catlin, Chee-a-ex-e-co, Daughter of Deer without a Heart, 1838, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.310

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“I have visited forty-eight different tribes, the greater part of which I found speaking different languages, and containing in all 400,000 souls. I have brought home safe, and in good order, 310 portraits in oil, all painted in their native dress, and in their own wigwams . . .

Title
Chee-a-ex-e-co, Daughter of Deer without a Heart
Artists
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.

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Chee A Ex E Co
  • Ethnic – Indian – Yuchi
Object Number
1985.66.310
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