Indians Carousing

1832–36
George Catlin (American, 1796–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 120

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.6 x 36.7 cm (9 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.346

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Group of Indians in various stages of intoxication. Tents suggested in rear.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in graphite pencil: a Druncken Frolick among the Chippeways and ... (illegible)

Markings

Watermark: Sainte Marie

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875