George Catlin, Ee-mat-lá-, King Phillip, Second Chief, 1838, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.302
George Catlin painted Seminole chief King Phillip at Fort Moultrie, near Charleston, South Carolina, in January 1838. Catlin described him as a “very aged chief, who has been a man of great notoriety and distinction in his time.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 57, 1841; reprint 1973)
Ee-mat-lá-, King Phillip, Second Chief
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29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
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- oil on canvas
- Ethnic – Indian – Seminole
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