Iron Bluff, 1200 Miles above St. Louis

  • George Catlin, Iron Bluff, 1200 Miles above St. Louis, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.389

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George Catlin painted this landscape in 1832, during a lengthy voyage on the Missouri River. He described the scene as a “beautiful subject for a landscape.” (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)

Title
Iron Bluff, 1200 Miles above St. Louis
Artists
Date
1832
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. (28.5 x 36.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Western
  • Landscape – mountain
Object Number
1985.66.389
Palette
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