Foothills near Boulder, Colorado

1858–1900
William F. Phipps (American, active 1850–1890)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 612

Dimensions

Legacy: 15.3 x 26.2 cm (6 x 10 5/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 35 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2452

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Scrubby growth along hidden creek, foothills and mountains rising in distance.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right within the landscape in pen and ink: W.F. Phipps.; lower center near the edge of the sheet in pen and ink: Foot Hills; lower right: Near Boulder.
On verso in pen and ink: Bear Cañon / Boulder Creek

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

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