Háh-nee, The Beaver, a Warrior

  • George Catlin, Háh-nee, The Beaver, a Warrior, 1834, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.52

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George Catlin described the Beaver as “a warrior of terrible aspect, and also of considerable distinction.” Catlin painted this image at a Comanche village in 1834. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 42, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Háh-nee, The Beaver, a Warrior
Artists
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
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – Indian – Comanche
  • Portrait male – Beaver
Object Number
1985.66.52
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