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Sioux Indians Breaking Up Camp

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Provenance

The artist; James Anderson, Jr., Canandaigua, New York (awarded 1848 by the American Art Union, no. 9766); with a central New York State dealer; with Harry Shaw Newman, New York, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1946, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1848

Dimensions

64.13 x 88.58 cm (25 1/4 x 34 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.850

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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