Gaw-záw-que-dung, He Who Halloes

  • George Catlin, Gaw-záw-que-dung, He Who Halloes, 1836, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.192

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He Who Halloes was a member of the Ojibwe/Chippewa tribe. George Catlin painted this portrait at Sault Ste. Marie (in today’s Wisconsin) in 1836. (Truettner, The Natural Man Observed, 1979)

Title
Gaw-záw-que-dung, He Who Halloes
Artist
Date
1836
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
  • Portrait male – He Who Halloes
  • Ethnic – Indian – Ojibwa
Object Number
1985.66.192
Palette
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