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)
O-ho-páh-sha, Small Whoop, a Distinguished Warrior
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21 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (53.7 x 42.0 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
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- oil on canvas
- Portrait male – Small Whoop
- Ethnic – Indian – Menominee
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