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
“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)
Ni-a-có-mo, Fix With the Foot, a Brave
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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 – Fix With The Foot
- Ethnic – Indian – Piankashaw
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