George Catlin, No-ho-mun-ya, One Who Gives No Attention, 1844, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.522
George Catlin described this man as “the finest looking man of the party,” and noted the chief’s “elegant” limbs and “Herculean” frame. The Iowa brave, who was also called “Roman Nose,” died in Liverpool, England, before the Iowa delegation departed for Paris.
No-ho-mun-ya, One Who Gives No Attention
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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.
- Portrait male – Man of Good Sense
- Ethnic – Indian – Kansas
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