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Approaching Buffalo (With Self Portrait)

Title:
Approaching Buffalo (With Self Portrait)
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Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 140. / Approaching Buffalos. (the Author)"
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15 753
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Date End: 
1 868
Description: 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin and a Sioux, camoflaged in wolf-skins, crawl through the grass toward a group of buffalo staring curiously and suspiciously at them, while Catlin clearly makes sketches in a book
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number: 
1872.23.140
Provenance: 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Date Begin: 
1866
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group