George Catlin (1796 - 1872)

Birth date: 1796 Death date: 1872  
Birth location: Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania Death location: Jersey City, New Jersey  
Media: Painting Web site:
Comprehensive (file rating) - Major Wisconsin artist file that includes comprehensive documentation on artist's life that can be researched on site at MWA.

Biographical Brief

Early American itinerant painter. One of the earliest and best known painters of Native Americans. Worked in Wisconsin in 1836 to paint the Indian tribes. He traveled extensively among the aborigines and produced hundreds of landscapes and portraits.

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