Hell Gate Pass, Montana Territory

1865–67
Peter Peterson Tofft (Danish (active in the United States and England), 1825–1901)


Place Depicted: Montana territory, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 846 (Visiting foreign artists

Dimensions

Image: 15.2 x 23.2 cm (6 x 9 1/8 in.)(laid down) Sheet: 10 1/8 x 13 in.

Accession Number

53.2462

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Old battleground of the Eastern and Western Indians. Muleskinner cracking whip over mules drawing covered wagon on road right. Thinly-wooded slopes left and right. Mountains in distance.

Inscription

Lower left in wash: monogram TOF; lower margin in ink: title

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

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