Wild Horses Playing

Wild Horses Playing
Title
Wild Horses Playing
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 )
Description 
Animal figures. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's portrait of wild horses leaping, nipping, racing and fighting on the prairie
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.134
Marks 
inscriptions: Signed
Inscriptions 
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 134. / Wild Horses playing"
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