George Catlin, Naugh-háigh-hee-kaw, He Who Moistens the Wood, 1828, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.217
Before George Catlin began his extensive travels in the West, he spent time in eastern cities, where he often saw visiting delegations of Native Americans and painted their portraits. Nine members of a Winnebago delegation, including He Who Breaks the Bushes and He Who Moistens the Wood, sat for him in Washington, D.C., in 1828.
Naugh-háigh-hee-kaw, He Who Moistens the Wood
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18 1/2 x 14 in. (47.0 x 35.7 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Portrait male – He Who Moistens The Wood
- Ethnic – Indian – Winnebago
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