George Catlin: American Indian Portraits at National Portrait Gallery

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Hee-ohks-te-kin, Rabbits Skin Leggings, a Brave Nez Percé, by George Catlin, 1832. Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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The first major exhibition of George Catlin portraits to be held in Europe since the 1840s.

An artist, writer and showman, Catlin documented Native American peoples and their cultures to serve as a record of what he believed to be a passing way of life.

What he created is regarded as one of the most important records of indigenous peoples ever made.

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