Eklhorn Pyramid on the Upper Missouri

1829–93
Karl Bodmer (Swiss (active in France), 1809–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.3 x 20 cm (5 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.696

Medium or Technique

Graphite, heightened with white on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Several elk pictured with a pyramid of elkhorns at the right. Picture is framed in graphite, and framing margins are heightened with white.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: The Elkhorn Pyramid, / on the upper missouri
Annotated lower right corner: 3

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976

Credit Line

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