Laramie's Peak

1853
Frederick Hawkins Piercy (English, 1830–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.3 x 17.8 cm (10 3/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

50.3975

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Three drawings on one sheet. Top is a flat landscape with a mountain peak in the far distance. Middle is a flat landscape with a mountain peak in the distance. Lower sketch of flowers.

Inscription

Inscribed below top drawing in graphite: Laramie's Peak 75 miles distant; Below middle drawing in graphtie: Laramie's Peak 50 miles distant.; bottom: light yellow flowers Edged and striped with Pink.
Inscribed on verso in graphite: Laramie's Peak / Drawn by Frederick Piercy, 1853

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