The Twin was the wife of Bloody Hand, chief of the Arikara tribe. George Catlin painted both their portraits during his travels West in 1832. This portrait was painted at a Mandan village.
Kah-béck‑a, The Twin, Wife of Bloody Hand
- 29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
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- oil on canvas
- Portrait female – Twin – bust
- Ethnic – Indian – Arikara
- Portrait female – Twin
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