No-ho-mun-ya, One Who Gives No Attention

  • 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

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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.

Title
No-ho-mun-ya, One Who Gives No Attention
Artists
Date
1844
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.

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Keywords
  • Portrait male – Man of Good Sense
  • Ethnic – Indian – Kansas
Object Number
1985.66.522
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