User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pike's Peak and the "Gateway" to the Garden of the Gods.

Start collecting

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right in brown wash: W. Paris / 1874

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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

1874

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 607

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.7 x 51.1 cm (12 7/8 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.436

Medium or Technique

Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite pencil on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors