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Author Eisler, Benita.

Title The Red Man's bones : George Catlin, artist and showman / Benita Eisler.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 CATLIN,G EIS    Available
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 468 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Homecoming -- Away -- George Catlin, academician -- A journeyman artist -- Wanderers -- A free man -- Savage and civilized tribes -- Border crossings -- The fur fortress -- "White medicine man" -- A stranger in paradise -- O-kee-pa -- "Problems of shade, shadow and perspective" -- A man who makes pictures for a traveling show -- "We are invaders of a sacred soil" -- "Catlin encamped, wolves in the distance" -- Flight paths -- The Pipestone Quarry -- A "go-a-head" artist -- "Without fortune and without patronage" -- The great and the good -- High Society -- "Tableaux villains" -- "Indians! Real Indians!" -- George Catlin's wild west show -- Déjà vu, all over again -- A flight of royals -- "A thing belonging to us" -- Magical mystery tours -- "Now I am G. Catlin again, look out for the paint!"
Subject Catlin, George, 1796-1872.
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
Indians in art.
West (U.S.) -- In art.
ISBN 9780393066166 hardback
0393066169 hardback

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