George Catlin, Wa-kon-chásh-kaw, He Who Comes on the Thunder, 1828, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.211
Before he began his extensive travels in the West, George Catlin found his first Indian subjects in the East. Nine members of a Winnebago delegation from present-day Wisconsin sat for him in Washington, D.C., in 1828.
Wa-kon-chásh-kaw, He Who Comes on the Thunder
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18 1/2 x 14 in. (47.0 x 35.7 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Portrait male – He Who Comes On The Thunder
- Ethnic – Indian – Winnebago
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