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Breaking a Wild Horse (Pawnee)

Breaking a Wild Horse (Pawnee)
Title
Breaking a Wild Horse (Pawnee)
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 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: a Pawnee native with a shaved head holds a stolidly resistant horse by a long tether while another male attempts to lasso a horse in the background
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.135
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. 135. / Breaking a wild horse. (Pawnee)"
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