Indian Encampment at Night
Victor Nehlig (American, born in France, 1830–1909)
Image: 12.8 x 18.5 cm (5 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Sheet: 18.5 x 23.5 cm (7 5/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brush and black ink with white wash on paper
Not On View
Teepees in moonlight. Illustration for Saint Nicholas magazine, Vol. 8, January 1881, p. 230; print by Heard.
In pencil below: The Camp at Night - How Nedawi took care of Habazhu. On recto and verso notes relating to use of sheet as basis of illustration for periodical; stemp of Scribner & Co.
Lower left: V. Nehlig
By 1949, Victor Spark, New York; 1949, sold by Spark to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875