George Catlin and His Indian Gallery
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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George Catlin and His Indian Gallery by George Catlin
Book DescriptionIn 1832, George Catlin-showman, entrepreneur, and artist-made the first of four trips into Indian country, painting as he went, in a wonderfully spontaneous, if somewhat naive style. His ambition was to paint every tribe. He fell short. But what he did achieve, and the subject of this splendid volume, is a remarkable look into the faces and daily activities of Native Americans before their lands and their numbers were so radically diminished. And while Catlin was clearly influenced by the idea that Indians were Noble Savages (rapidly acquiring the vices of the white man while losing their "savage" virtues), his passion for his work is evidence of a profound respect and affection for his subjects, clearly demonstrated in this magnificent book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393052176
(315mm x 267mm x 35mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author George Catlin
Catlin's Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe, Paperback (January 2014)
An American artist's two-volume account, published in 1848, of exhibiting his collection of Native American paintings and artefacts in Europe.
Life Amongst the Indians, Paperback (August 2013)
An American artist's 1861 account of his time spent travelling and meeting the indigenous peoples of North and South America.
Last Rambles Amongst the Indians of the Rocky Mountains and the Andes, Paperback (July 2012)
This 1868 children's book recounts George Catlin's experiences in North and South America, mixing folktale, history and anecdote.
Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by George Catlin
The notes, letters and drawings of an artist who spent the 1830s documenting Native American tribes in the United States.
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Author Biography - George Catlin
George Catlin (1796-1872) was the first, and perhaps the most famous, painter of Native Americans.
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