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Horsetail Falls, Columbia River

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.5 x 14.9 cm (9 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3875

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Double falls with fisherman in foreground

Inscription

Lower left in wash: monogram TOF; Verso in graphite pencil: "G. S." and "Horsetail Falls/ near left bank of / Columbia River / below the Cascades" and an inscription in ink.

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