Mount Baker From Puget Sound

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 525

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.9 x 32.8 cm (7 7/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.142

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Two figures in a canoe, foreground left. Narrow strip of land jutting into the sound, with birds flying over the water. Snow-capped mountain rising in background above the sound.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in pen and ink: No. 8

Markings

Annotated on verso in pen and ink: Property / of / Theo McMurtrie / painted 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