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Paintings by Georges Catlin

The king Louis-Philippe, the queen Marie-Amélie and the Duchess d'Orléans

The king Louis-Philippe, the queen Marie-Amélie and the Duchess d'Orléans in the Salon de la Paix at the Tuileries, viewing a dance by Iowa Indians presented to them by George Catlin, April 21, 1845; Karl Girardet; Versailles, musée national du château de Versailles
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Scene from 'The Eagle Dance'

Scene from The Eagle Dance
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Indians from the Sauk tribe, George Catlin

Indians from the Sauk tribe, George Catlin
Germany, Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum
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Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Wa-ta-we-buck-a-nack' (General Commandant)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Wa-ta-we-buck-a-nack" (General Commandant)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Ee-ah-sa-pa' (Black Rock)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Ee-ah-sa-pa" (Black Rock)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Maun-gua-daus' (Great Hero)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Maun-gua-daus" (Great Hero)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Say-say-gon' (Hailstorm)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Say-say-gon" (Hailstorm)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait de chef indien, 'Ma-to-toh-pa' (Four Bears)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Ma-to-toh-pa" (Four Bears)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Mah-to-he-ha' (Old Bear)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Mah-to-he-ha" (Old Bear)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Wan-ee-ton' (Sioux Chief)

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Wan-ee-ton' (Sioux Chief)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Shon-ta-ye-ga' (Little Wolf)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Shon-ta-ye-ga" (Little Wolf)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Ah-wun-ne-wa-be' (Bird of Thunder)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Ah-wun-ne-wa-be" (Bird of Thunder)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Portrait of the Indian chief, 'Mu-ho-she-kaw' (White Cloud)

Portrait of the Indian chief, "Mu-ho-she-kaw" (White Cloud)
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly

Scene of a winter bison hunt

Scene of a winter bison hunt
A work commissioned by the king Louis-Philippe following a performance of dances by the Indian troupe of George Catlin at the Louvre in 1845, Paris musée de l'Homme
© musée du quai Branly