Round Island, a Warrior

  • George Catlin, Round Island, a Warrior, 1831, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.265

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George Catlin painted the Seneca warrior Round Island in February 1831, when a delegation of the tribe visited Washington, D.C. In his 1848 Catalogue, Catlin described him as a “very handsome fellow.”

Title
Round Island, a Warrior
Artist
Date
1831
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
21 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (53.7 x 41.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Round Island
  • Ethnic – Indian – Seneca
Object Number
1985.66.265
Palette
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