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My Cabin on Elk Creek, Montana Territory

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Inscription

Signed in lower right with monogram Verso in graphite pencil: "My Cabin / on Elk Creek / Montana Territory / Summer 1866. " and "Miss Avery from her friend / Peter Tofft. / With his deep compassion / St. Mary's Hospital. Rochester. N.Y., Jan 8th 1868."

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 12, 1950

Credit Line

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

1866

Place Depicted

Montana Territory, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. 850 (Visiting Foreign ARtists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.5 x 14.9 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3879

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors