George Catlin, Mó-sho-la-túb-bee, He Who Puts Out and Kills, Chief of the Tribe, 1834, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.294
George Catlin described this man as a “famous and excellent chief” of the Choctaw, and painted his portrait at Fort Gibson, Arkansas Territory, in 1834. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 49, 1841; reprint 1973)
Mó-sho-la-túb-bee, He Who Puts Out and Kills, Chief of the Tribe
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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.
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- oil on canvas
- Portrait male – He Who Puts Out And Kills
- Ethnic – Indian – Choctaw
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