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Looking Upstream from Horsetail Island, 1846

1846
Unidentified artist (American, 19th century), Formerly attributed to Charles Murray (American, 1783–1859)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 764, visiting foreign artists

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 31.8 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.817

Medium or Technique

Brown wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Anonymous visiting foreign artists. By same hand as 59.164, 60.818, 59.163, 59.162

Inscription

Verso in ink: Sketch on the Mississippi River, looking up the stream from Horsetail Island, about 15 miles below St. Louis/ 15 Oct 1846

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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