Montgomery Street, San Francisco. The Morning after the Fire of May 4, 1851

May 4, 1851
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American), Possibly by E. Delessert


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 759 (Visiting foreign artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.8 x 67.5 cm (20 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2504

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Visiting foreign artists- anonymous. The morning after the fire of May 4, 1851. Ruins of buildings in foreground, smoking city and hills in distance. Related to drawing in CA Historical Society (see folder)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

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