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Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]

Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]

Truettner, William H.

Miniature painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: Photographs, photogravures and copy prints of images of George Catlin collected by National Museum of American Art curator William Truettner.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter, miniature painter, ethnographer; Pennsylvania Best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Provenance

Transferred from the National Museum of American Art by curator William Truettner, 1992. Truettner collected these images from various sources for his research on Catlin.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.