Fort Defiance II

about 1851–52
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 263

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.9 x 24.4 cm (5 7/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1678

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Buildings of fort laid out in a square in valley. Hills in background. Similar to no. 54.1687, but with horsemen added in foreground. Engraved by R. Hinshelwood after S. Eastman, U.S.A. From a sketch by Lt. Col. J. H. Eaton, U.S.A. for H.R. Schoolcraft.

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