Indian Surveying a Landscape

1855
De Witt Clinton Boutelle (American, 1820–1884)


Dimensions

101.92 x 137.79 cm (40 1/8 x 54 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1223

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right, on rock: Boutelle/1855

Provenance

1932, purchased from a private collection, Springfield, Mass. by Macbeth Galleries, New York. 1932 or after, Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York. 1943, with Macbeth Galleries, New York; 1943, sold by Macbeth Galleries to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865