Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits | Insider Insights

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Learn about Swiss-born artist Karl Bodmer’s extraordinary watercolor portraits of the North American interior and its Indigenous people. Bodmer created them from 1833 through 1834 while traveling from St. Louis up the Missouri River, through the lands of the Omaha, Mandan, Hidatsa, and Blackfoot, among others.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits.

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