Looking toward the range up Georgetown Creek [Colorado]

William F. Phipps (American, active 1850–1890)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 613

Dimensions

Image: 26.0 x 40.6 cm (10 1/4 x 16 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 44.0 cm (12 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2454

Medium or Technique

Gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Winding creek in valley center, with steep wooded slopes; mountains in distance.

Inscription

LR margin in graphite: W F Phipps; in ink: title; On Verso at bottem in ink: Hold at a distance for it is done roughly / One of my first attempts.-; at left; Douglass M't.; center: Union Pass over / this low "divide"; upper right: Colfax; lower right: Foot of Columbia or Griffith M't.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

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