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

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

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
Artist
Date
1832
Location
Dimensions
2924 in. (73.760.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Ioway
  • Ethnic – Indian – Sauk and Fox
Object Number
1985.66.12
Palette
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