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George Catlin

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Episode 1: George Catlin

All The People You Should Know

Lawyer, Painter, and Problematic Activist George Catlin.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/allthepeople/supportSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/all-the-people-you-should-know/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

17mins

27 Jan 2020

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Conserving a George Catlin Painting

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In this studio conservators restore the surface of paintings to a condition that most closely resembles an earlier unaltered or undamaged state. The two most common procedures that take place here are cleaning and inpainting. During cleaning, conservators carefully remove layers of accumulated grime; darkened varnish; and old, discolored retouching from the surface of paintings. To restore areas of lost paint, conservators fill the areas of loss with gesso, and inpaint them to match surrounding areas of original paint. They use easily reversible materials and take great care not to cover any of the original paint that had been applied by the artist.

2mins

19 Dec 2013

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George Catlin and His Indian Gallery

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What can George Catlin's artworks and other primary sources reveal about the natives of the Great Plains and their interaction with nineteenth-century white culture? This information-packed teacher guide incorporates numerous primary sources that complement the artworks and writings of George Catlin and detail his interaction with the Native Americans of the Great Plains.

8 Aug 2012

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George Catlin's Indian Curiosities: A Collection Saved, Hidden, Dispersed, And Discovered

Archaeology: North America

On May 19, 1879, a freight car loaded with George Catlin's paintings of Native Americans along with four boxes of ethnographic material made its way from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, destined for the National Museum (Smithsonian). It was a gift from Mrs. Joseph Harrison, widow of Joseph Harrison Jr., the gentleman who rescued George Catlin from his creditors in London in 1852. This illustrated lecture traces the uncharted history of Catlin's "Indian curiosities" which formed a major part of his traveling Indian Gallery and are now found in a number of institutions.

44mins

15 Apr 2011

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Reich, Susanna. PAINTING THE WILD FRONTIER : THE ART AND ADVENTURES OF GEORGE CATLIN

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Reich, Susanna. PAINTING THE WILD FRONTIER : THE ART AND ADVENTURES OF GEORGE CATLIN

26 Jan 2011