George Catlin: American Indian Portraits

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George Catlin: American Indian PortraitsGeorge Catlin's insightful American Indian Portraits are displayed at the National Portrait Gallery, giving great insight to the indigenous people and their ways of living. Between 1796 and 1872, Pensylvanian-born artist Catlin is known to have made five trips to the western region of the United States in order to create what is now one of the most prominent and extensive recordings of the native tribe. The exhibition feartures over 50 portraits and will go down in history as the first time the artworks have been shown together outside America since the 1840s.

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