Fort Laramie from the South

1853
Frederick Hawkins Piercy (English, 1830–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 822

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 26.2 cm (6 15/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.274

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Flat landscape with a fort flying the American flag center.

Inscription

Inscribed below in graphite: Fort Laramie from the South
Inscribed on verso in graphite: Fort Laramie / from the South / Drawn by Frederick Piercy, 1853; below: Partly in Ruins, occupied by / our Company of Soldiers

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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