George Catlin, Picturesque Bluffs above Prairie du Chien, 1835-1836, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.317
In addition to portraits of Native Americans, George Catlin captured images of the western landscape, and recorded his responses to the West’s remarkable beauty in his travel account Letters and Notes.
Picturesque Bluffs above Prairie du Chien
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19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Figure group – male
- Landscape – river
- Landscape – Wisconsin – Prairie du Chien
- Travel – water – canoe
- Ethnic – Indian
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