George Catlin (July 26, 1796 - December 23, 1872) 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 chronicling his travels among the native peoples of North, Central and South America.

Claiming his interest in America's 'vanishing race' was sparked by a visiting American Indian delegation in Philadelphia, he set out to record the appearance and customs of America's native people.


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The White Buffalo, c.1840 - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
The White Buffalo, c.1840
Chief Keokuk, 1834 - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Chief Keokuk, 1834
Moose at Waterhole - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Moose at Waterhole
Blackfoot Indian Pe-Toh-Pee-Kiss, The Eagle Ribs - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Blackfoot Indian Pe-Toh-Pee-Kiss, The Eagle Ribs
A Buffalo bull grazing - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
A Buffalo bull grazing
Stalking buffalo - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Stalking buffalo
'Chief Wolf on the Hill' and his wife 'She who Bathed... - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
'Chief Wolf on the Hill' and his wife 'She who Bathed...
Prairie Meadows Burning - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Prairie Meadows Burning
Os-ce-o-lá, the Black Drink, a Warrior of Great Distinction - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Os-ce-o-lá, the Black Drink, a Warrior of Great Distinction
Mah-to--toh-pa, 2nd Chief of the Mandans - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Mah-to--toh-pa, 2nd Chief of the Mandans
Osage hunters catching wild horses - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Osage hunters catching wild horses
Mandan okipa ceremony - George Catlin - www.georgecatlin.org
Mandan okipa ceremony

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