Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
George Catlin: The Printed Works
Record:
Work Record ID:
29
Reproduction Record ID:
29
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians.
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
He Who Has Eyes Behind Him (also known as Broken Arm), a foremost brave
Title Type:
preferred title
Measurements:
3.175 x 2.425 in (8.06 x 6.16 cm)
Measurement Type:
dimensions
Material:
paper (fiber product)
Material Type:
support
Technique:
chromolithograph
Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Creator Dates:
1796-1872
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Date:
1841
Date:
1892
Date Type:
facsimile
Location:
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Location Type:
creation site
Repository:
Archives and Rare Books Library, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Repository Type:
current repository
ID Number:
ARB RB E77.C4 v.1
ID Number Type:
call number
ID Number:
30
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
176
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Picture-writing
Subject:
Quillwork
Subject:
Shirts, Ceremonial
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Plains Cree (Paskwawininiwug)
Subject:
Feathers
Subject:
Hair ornaments
Subject:
Earrings
Subject:
He Who Has Eyes Behind Him (Eeh-tow-wees-ka-zeet)
Subject:
Chokers--Beaded
Subject:
Hair pipes
Subject:
Pipe tomahawks
Related Work:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872. The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. London: Published by the Author, at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, 1841. [1892]
Relation Type:
larger entity
Description:
Described in Vol. I, pp. 58. In the text, Catlin also gives the name "Bro-cas-sie" for this individual. Caption from Truettner catalog of Catlin's Indian Gallery. Entry from Catlin's 1848 catalog reads, "Eeh-tow-wees-ka-zeet, He who has Eyes behind him; one of the foremost braves of the tribe, in a handsome dress. This man visited Washington with the Indian agent, Major Sanford, a few years since." Originally painted in 1831 (Truettner, 1979, p. 193).
Reproduction Rights Statement:
(c)University of Cincinnati Digital Press 1997

He Who Has Eyes Behind Him (also known as Broken Arm), a foremost brave