Military Outpost by a River

1849–53
William Birch McMurtrie (American, 1816–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.5 x 32.5 cm (7 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.140

Medium or Technique

Watercolor with graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Small sailboat on the river, with a military post on the far shore.

Markings

Annotated on verso in pen and ink: Water color / by / Wm. McMurtrie

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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