Tcha-káuk-o-ko-máugh, Great Chief, a Boy

  • George Catlin, Tcha-káuk-o-ko-máugh, Great Chief, a Boy, 1831, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.225

This tribe [Menominee] living out of the reach of buffaloes, cover themselves with blankets, instead of robes, and wear a profusion of beads and wampum, and other trinkets.” George Catlin probably executed this portrait in Washington in1831. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 52, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Tcha-káuk-o-ko-máugh, Great Chief, a Boy
Artist
Date
1831
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
21 1816 12 in. (53.641.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Great Chief – child
  • Ethnic – Indian – Menominee
Object Number
1985.66.225
Palette
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