Iowa (Seven Men, Four Women, Child, and Two Infants)

Object Number: 
1872.23.60
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left insdie image in graphite: "Geo. Catlin."; inscribed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 60. / Iowa"; at lower border outside image in black ink: "186 188 189 187 185 184 190 / 194 193 195 191 192 / 197"; at right in graphite: "198"
Description: 
Group portrait. Studies of Native Americans: this group included seven adult males, four adult females, two infants and a boy.
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group