George Catlin, Máh-to-tóh-pa, Four Bears, Second Chief in Mourning, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.131
George Catlin described Four Bears as being “in undress, being in mourning, with a few locks of hair cut off, his hair put up in plaits or slabs, with glue and red paint, a custom of the tribe.
Máh-to-tóh-pa, Four Bears, Second Chief in Mourning
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29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- State of being – emotion – sorrow
- Portrait male – Four Bears
- Ethnic – Indian – Mandan
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