Ni-a-có-mo, Fix With the Foot, a Brave

  • George Catlin, Ni-a-có-mo, Fix With the Foot, a Brave, 1830, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.254

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“PI-AN-KE-SHAWS. The remnant of another tribe, of the states of Illinois and Indiana, who have also recently sold out their country to Government, and are under contract to move to the West of the Missouri, in the vicinity of Fort Leavenworth . . . [a] reduced and enfeebled tribe, which do not number more than 170 persons at this time.” George Catlin probably painted Fix with the Foot at Fort Leavenworth (in today’s Kansas) in 1830. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 47, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Ni-a-có-mo, Fix With the Foot, a Brave
Artist
Date
1830
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Fix With The Foot
  • Ethnic – Indian – Piankashaw
Object Number
1985.66.254
Palette
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