Elk and Buffalo Grazing among Prairie Flowers, Texas

  • George Catlin, Elk and Buffalo Grazing among Prairie Flowers, Texas, 1846-1848, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.580

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During his travels through the western frontier, George Catlin saw the incredible numbers of buffalo that lived on the Plains.

Title
Elk and Buffalo Grazing among Prairie Flowers, Texas
Artists
Date
1846-1848
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.

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – plain
  • Western
  • Landscape – Texas
  • Animal – buffalo
  • Animal – deer
Object Number
1985.66.580
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