Elk Horn River Ferry, 1853

1853
Frederick Hawkins Piercy (English, 1830–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 821

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 25.7 cm (6 7/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3970

Medium or Technique

Graphite with brush and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Tents pitched in foreground, with covered wagons in the background.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite on verso: Elk Horrn River Ferry / Drawn by Frederick Piercy / 1853

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