Buffalo Hunt on Snow Shoes/Winter on the Northern Prairies by George Catlin



Object ID:
1925-07-3
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
lithograph
Creator:
George Catlin (1796-1872)
Date:
between 1830 and 1838
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
18 3/4" length x 23 3/4" width
Description:
Lithograph printed by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York City, NY after the original painting by George Catlin. Pictures a lone Native American hunter on snow shoes in center with spear appraching two buffalo who are floundering in the snow. A wounded bull is in right foreground bleeding profusely. Two other hunters pursue the herd in the background up a snowy slope.

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