A Choctaw Woman

  • George Catlin, A Choctaw Woman, 1834, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.297

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The subject is described by George Catlin as having her hair in braids and a “remarkable expression.” The artist painted this Choctaw woman at Fort Gibson, Arkansas Territory, in 1834. (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)

Title
A Choctaw Woman
Artist
Date
1834
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 – Choctaw
  • Figure female – knee length
Object Number
1985.66.297
Palette
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