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Bison Hunt

Buffalo hunt

1829–59
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 264

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.2 x 18.2 cm (4 7/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1689

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two mounted horsemen in foreground spearing bison; a third rider thrown and being attacked.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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