George Catlin, View in the Big Bend of the Upper Missouri, 1832, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.391
George Catlin painted this landscape in 1832, during a lengthy voyage on the Missouri River. He described the scene as “magnificent clay bluffs, with high table-land in the distance.” (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)
View in the Big Bend of the Upper Missouri
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11 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. (28.5 x 36.6 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Landscape – river – Missouri River
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