Buffalo Bull's Back Fat

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Buffalo Bull's Back Fat
George Catlin - Buffalo Bulls Back Fat - Smithsonian.jpg
Tribe Blood
Native name Stu-mick-o-súcks

Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, or Stu-mick-o-súcks (in the Blackfoot language), was a head war chief of the Blood Indians. He is remembered today for his portrait, painted by George Catlin in 1832, located at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.[1] [2]

The painting appeared in the exhibit, Pictures from the New World at Schloss Charlottenburg in the Orangerie of Schloss Charlotenburg, Berlin, Germany, in 1989.[3]


  1. ^ "Stu-mick-o-súcks, Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, Head Chief, Blood Tribe by George Catlin". Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  2. ^ "George Catlin / Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, head chief, Blood tribe / 1832". Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  3. ^ Kersten, Hans Ulrich. General Anzeiger. P. 29, from Smithsonian American Art Museum Catlin files, accessed Aug. 10, 2012