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George Catlin: painter of the Indians of the Americas.

George Catlin

George Catlin: painter of the Indians of the Americas.

by George Catlin

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Published in [Wilkes-Barre, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Paintings on loan from the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, and the National Gallery of Art.

    StatementIntroduction and catalogue by Vivian Varney Guyler. Opening exhibition, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsGuyler, Vivian Varney., Sordoni Art Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1v. (chiefly illus.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21977300M

      Quote from George Catlin’s book Shut Your Mouth and Save your Life “I have devoted the greater part of my life in visiting, and recording the looks of, the various native Races of North and South America; and during those researches, observing the healthy condition and physical perfection of those people, in their primitive state, as. Catlin, George, George Catlin: Letters and Notes on the North American Indians. Mooney, Michael Macdonald, , Editor. New York: Gramercy Books. pp. This is an edited version of Catlin’s Letters and Notes. Text has been rearranged in some cases to appeal to the general reader and overcome Catlin’s lack of chronology.

    Get this from a library! George Catlin: painter of the Indians of the Americas: opening exhibition, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. [George Catlin; Vivian Varney Guyler; Sordoni Art Gallery.]. CATLIN, George. North American Indians: Being Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Conditions, Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. Edinburgh: John Grant, Two volumes. Large octavo, original pictorial red cloth, gilt and black cover and spine illustrations, top edges gilt.

    George Catlin (J - Decem ) Was an American painter, author, and traveler who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. Travelling to the American West five times during the s, Catlin was the first white man to depict Plains Indians in their. Although he is best known for his paintings of Native Americans, George Catlin (–) also wrote books about his experiences among the indigenous peoples of the United States. During the s he travelled widely in the western frontier regions with the aim of documenting the vanishing cultures of the Indians, and managed to meet 48 groups.


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George Catlin (J - Decem ) George Catlin (J - Decem ) was an American painter, author and traveler who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. Catlin was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Following a brief career as a lawyer, he produced two major collections of paintings of American Indians and published a series of books.

In Catlin published, in London, a book titled Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians. The book, more than pages in two volumes, contained a vast wealth of material gathered during Catlin’s travels among the Indians.

The book went through a number of editions. A self-taught artist, George Catlin is best remembered for his extensive travels across the American West, recording the lives of Native Americans in a collection of images the artist called his Indian Gallery.

Early in his career, Catlin practiced law in Connecticut Born: George Catlin () abandoned his law practice to live among the Plains Indians of North America, acquiring their languages and studying their habits, customs, and mode of life.

His huge collection of pictures, artifacts, and findings were exhibited around the United States and Europe to 3/5(1). The George Catlin book of American Indians by George Catlin avg rating — 9 ratings — published — 2 editions. The North American Indians by George Catlin being letters and notes on their manners customs and conditions.

Volume two of two, both Volumes contain illustrations from the John Grant edition. George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D.

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It is also a fascinating, observant, and deeply empathetic account of Catlin’s western wanderings. Catlin, a self-taught American artist—he was trained as a lawyer but, a hundred and twenty years before the Beats, Catlin need to go /5(19).

George Catlin (J – Decem ) was an American painter, author, and traveler, who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. Travelling to the American West five times during the s, Catlin was the first white man to depict Plains Indians in their native place: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Catlin practiced law for a short time but in turned to portrait painting, in which he was self-taught. After achieving important.

George Catlin (–), a lawyer turned painter, decided in the s that he would make it his life's work to record the life and culture of American Indians living on the Plains.

InCatlin visited Gen. William Clark, governor of the Missouri Territory, superintendent of Indian affairs in St. Louis and famous co-leader of the   Grade 6–9—This is an attractive book with an engaging text that relates the remarkable story of an early American artist who is best remembered for his lifelike depictions of Native Americans.

The book incorporates outstanding full-color reproductions of his sketches and paintings, with explanations of their : Richard Worth. George Catlin was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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Wiley and Putnam (). Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes Of Indians In North America, ; 2 Volumes; Illustrations Carefully Engraved; True First Edition First Printing With black and white Illustrations And Including Errata Slip Mentioning.

The American artist George Catlin became fascinated with Native Americans in the early s and traveled extensively throughout North America so he could document their lives on canvas. In his paintings and writings, Catlin portrayed Indian society in considerable detail.

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