Hó-ra-tó-a, a Brave

  • George Catlin, Hó-ra-tó-a, a Brave, 1832, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.165

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George Catlin described his sitter as “a brave, wrapped in his robe, and his hair reaching to the ground; his spear in his hand, and bow and quiver slung.” He executed the portrait at Fort Union in the upper Midwest in 1832. (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)

Title
Hó-ra-tó-a, a Brave
Artist
Date
1832
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 – Ho Ra To A
  • Ethnic – Indian – Crow
Object Number
1985.66.165
Palette
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