Crow Family Crossing the Missouri

November, 1951
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 799 (Visiting foreign artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 35.9 cm (10 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3928

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and pen blue-gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Indian leading horse across river and pulling child in boat; squaw following with second horse.

Inscription

Bottom left, red ink: "37"
Bottom right, ink: "Crow family crossing the Missouri./(graphite) 11.51."

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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