I-o-wáy, One of Black Hawk's Principal Warriors

  • George Catlin, I-o-wáy, One of Black Hawk's Principal Warriors, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.12

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I-o-way (the Ioway), one of Black Hawk's principal warriors; his body curiously ornamented with his ‘war-paint.’” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 56, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
I-o-wáy, One of Black Hawk's Principal Warriors
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Date
1832
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Dimensions
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

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Keywords
  • Portrait male – Ioway
  • Ethnic – Indian – Sauk and Fox
  • Portrait male – Ioway – bust
Object Number
1985.66.12
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