Neu-mon-ya, Walking Rain, War Chief

George Catlin described Walking Rain as 54 years of age, and nearly six feet and a half in height,” and claimed that his earlier portrait of the Iowa war chief was then hanging in Egyptian Hall, London, where he probably made this copy. (Truettner, The Natural Man Observed, 1979)

Title
Neu-mon-ya, Walking Rain, War Chief
Artist
Date
1844-1845
Location
Dimensions
2924 in. (73.760.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Walking Rain
  • Ethnic – Indian – Iowa
Object Number
1985.66.518
Palette
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