Landing of De Soto at Tampa Bay

1852
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 261

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 26.1 cm (5 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.272

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Group of soldiers, some on horseback left; landing party at right. Vessels in distance. Engraved by James Smillie for H.R. Schoolcraft.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in ink: S. Eastman 1852

Provenance

This drawing remained in the Eastman family until acquired by Mr. Karolik from General Eastman's granddaughter, Elizabeth Eastman Jayne. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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