George Catlin

American painter (1796-1872)

George Catlin (July 26, 1796 – December 23, 1872) was an American painter and author. He traveled a lot, and painted a lot of pictures of Native American people in the Western United States. He was born in Wilkes-Barre in the state of Pennsylvania. He died in the city of Jersey City in the state of New Jersey.

A painting of George Catlin. It was painted by William Fisk in the year 1849.