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Looking Upstream from Horsetail Island, 1846

Inscription

Verso in ink: Sketch on the Mississippi River, looking up the stream from Horsetail Island, about 15 miles below St. Louis/ 15 Oct 1846

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1846

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 764, visiting foreign artists

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.817

Medium or Technique

Brown wash on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors