Tsee-moúnt, Great Wonder, Carrying Her Baby in Her Robe

  • George Catlin, Tsee-moúnt, Great Wonder, Carrying Her Baby in Her Robe, 1832, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1985.66.177

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George Catlin described his image of a Plains Cree woman and her baby as a “full length portrait . . . showing fairly the fashion of cutting and ornamenting the dresses of the females in this tribe.” He painted this portrait at Fort Union in the upper Midwest in 1832. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 1, no. 8, 1841; reprint 1973)

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Tsee-moúnt, Great Wonder, Carrying Her Baby in Her Robe
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1832
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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  • Portrait female – Great Wonder
  • Ethnic – Indian – Cree
  • Figure group – female and child
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1985.66.177
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