NEBRASKA: Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio – The MONA Collection

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Aug 22 2017 - Feb 25 2018

This portfolio of 33 lithographs by George Catlin (1796-1872) is an important part of MONA’s Artist-Explorers collection. After seeing a Plains Indian delegation on its way to Washington, D.C. in 1824, Catlin was inspired to dedicate his life to recording the disappearing customs and culture of Native Americans, traveling to the West to paint his subjects on their native land. In 1844, he produced a series of lithographs from the hundreds of paintings he had created.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website 

  • Works on Paper
  • American
  • 19th Century
  • Indigenous
  • George Catlin

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