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Buffalo Chase (Sioux)

Buffalo Chase (Sioux)
Title
Buffalo Chase (Sioux)
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: three buffalo wounded by arrows, one fallen, are prusued by three Sioux hunters; one hunter leaps from horseback onto a buffalo while another is thrown from a fallen horse
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.138
Marks 
inscriptions: Signed
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 138. / Buffalo Chase. (Sioux)"
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