Ráw-no-way-wóh-krah, Loose Pipestem, a Brave

  • George Catlin, Ráw-no-way-wóh-krah, Loose Pipestem, a Brave, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.120

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George Catlin painted Loose Pipestem’s portrait “full length . . . in a tunic made of the entire skin of a grizzly bear, with a head-dress of war-eagle's quills.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 34, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Ráw-no-way-wóh-krah, Loose Pipestem, a Brave
Artists
Date
1832
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.

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Loose Pipestem
  • Ethnic – Indian – Oto
Object Number
1985.66.120
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