George Catlin, Plate 145 and 146,
Donated by Bill and Polly Nordeen
Bill and Polly Nordeen Collection of Western Art
Containing 161 pieces of art, this collection includes highlights such as works by Karl Bodmer, Edward Borein, Norton Bush, George Catlin, Eanger Irving Couse, Earle Heikka, Frank Tenney Johnson, Ace Powell, Edgar S. Paxson, Frederic Remington, C.M Russell and Olaf Wieghorst. The three hand tinted lithographs by Catlin are beautiful examples documenting the landscapes he experienced during excursions in the 1830s and 1840s.