Wa-sáw-me-saw, Roaring Thunder, Youngest Son of Black Hawk

  • George Catlin, Wa-sáw-me-saw, Roaring Thunder, Youngest Son of Black Hawk, 1832, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.4

I painted also the following portraits, which are now in my Collection … Wa-saw-me-saw (the roaring thunder), youngest son of Black Hawk; painted while prisoner of war.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 56, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Wa-sáw-me-saw, Roaring Thunder, Youngest Son of Black Hawk
Artist
Date
1832
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
2924 in. (73.760.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Roaring Thunder – bust
Object Number
1985.66.4
Palette
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