Herd of Buffalo fording a river

January 13, 1866
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 808 (Visiting foreign artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.6 x 47.3 cm (12 1/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3926

Medium or Technique

Black chalk on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two buffalo emerging from river in foreground at head of line extending to further shore.

Inscription

Bottom right in chalk: "13.1.66" Verso: cut-makers instructions

Markings

Watermark: De Canson

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