Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

St. Joseph, Missouri

(816) 233-7003


Catlin and the Traditions of Western Art

September 7 - November 9, 1997

George Catlin

North American Indians

17 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches

handcolored lithograph


In the Thedinger Gallery, explore the "Old West" with Catlin and the Traditions of Western Art. George Catlin (1796-1872) has long been considered one of the important artists of the 19th century, one among a handful that carefully documented the culture and landscape of the American West.

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