Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
George Catlin: The Printed Works
Record:
Work Record ID:
63
Reproduction Record ID:
63
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians.
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
Four Bears, second chief, in full dress
Title Type:
preferred title
Measurements:
7.20 x 5.025 in (18.29 x 12.76 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:
Mandan Village (N.D.)
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:
64
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
128
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Four Bears (Mato-Tope), ca. 1800-1837
Subject:
Mandan (Numakaki)
Subject:
Hides and skins--Ermine
Subject:
Horned headdresses
Subject:
Lances
Subject:
Leggings
Subject:
Moccasins
Subject:
Picture-writing
Subject:
Quillwork
Subject:
Scalp locks
Subject:
Shirts, Ceremonial
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Feathers
Subject:
Feather headdresses
Subject:
Hides and skins--Magpies
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. 92, 114-117, 145-154. Caption from Truettner catalog of Catlin's Indian Gallery. Entry from Catlin's 1848 catalog reads, "Mah-to-toh-pa, the Four Bears; second Chief, but the favourite and popular man of the nation; costume splendid, head-dress of war-eagles' quills and ermine, extending quite to the ground, surmounted by the horns of the buffalo and the skin of the magpie." Originally painted in 1832 (Truettner, 1979, pp. 178-179). See also plate [27] in Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio.
Reproduction Rights Statement:
(c)University of Cincinnati Digital Press 1997

Four Bears, second chief, in full dress