Landscape Background

  • George Catlin, Landscape Background, 1846-1848, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.580-U

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“The landscape scenes of these wild and beautiful regions, are, of themselves, a rich reward for the traveler.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 37, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Landscape Background
Artist
Date
1846-1848
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 27 5/8 in. (49.5 x 70.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Western
  • Landscape
Object Number
1985.66.580-U
Palette
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