Wah-chee-háhs-ka, Man Who Puts All Out of Doors

  • George Catlin, Wah-chee-háhs-ka, Man Who Puts All Out of Doors, 1835, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.207

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Man Who Puts All Out of Doors was a member of the Winnebago tribe, and George Catlin described him as “the largest man of the tribe, with rattle-snakes' skins on his arms, and his war-club in his hand.” (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 52, 1841; reprint 1973)

Title
Wah-chee-háhs-ka, Man Who Puts All Out of Doors
Artist
Date
1835
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 60.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Man Who Puts All Out of Doors
  • Ethnic – Indian – Winnebago
Object Number
1985.66.207
Palette
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