Slave Dance, Sac and Fox

  • George Catlin, Slave Dance, Sac and Fox, 1835-1837, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.450

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“The slave-dance is a picturesque scene, and the custom in which it is founded a very curious one.

Title
Slave Dance, Sac and Fox
Artists
Date
1835-1837
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – Indian – Sauk and Fox
  • Ceremony – dance – Slave Dance
  • Ceremony – Indian
  • Western
  • Figure group – male
Object Number
1985.66.450
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URL
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