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Battle Between Clallam and Makah at I-eh-nus

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Battle Between Clallam and Makah at I-eh-nus

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: 1847
Medium: watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches (13.3 x 24.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 155. (reverse in red ink); 93 PK/ 1922/ Walula Encampment (reverse in black ink); 165. (lower right)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.54
Accession Number: 1965.2.874
WWC-Western Watercolor: wwc54
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 515
Label Text:"A few months before my arrival a great battle had been fought with the Macaws, in which the Clallums had suffered very severely." Kane, Wanderings, Chapter XV
Provenance: Artist; by descent to his grandson, Paul Kane III [1889-1958], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; purchased September 17, 1957 through (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer