O‑ho-páh-sha, Small Whoop, a Distinguished Warrior

  • George Catlin, O-ho-páh-sha, Small Whoop, a Distinguished Warrior, 1831, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.229

George Catlin described Small Whoop, a member of the Menominee tribe, as a hard-visaged warrior, of most remarkable distinction.” The artist probably painted this portrait in Washington in 1831. (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)

Title
O‑ho-páh-sha, Small Whoop, a Distinguished Warrior
Artist
Date
1831
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
21 1816 12 in. (53.742.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Small Whoop
  • Ethnic – Indian – Menominee
Object Number
1985.66.229
Palette
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