Buffalo Bull and Cow

Buffalo Bull and Cow
Title
Buffalo Bull and Cow
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 
Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's portrait of the mainstay of Native American life in the Great Plains-the American Bison ('Plains Buffalo')
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.133
Inscriptions 
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 133. / Buffalo Bull & Cow."
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