Palouse Falls, Washington Terr[itory]

Palouse Falls, on tributary to the Snake River, Washington Territory

1865–67
Peter Peterson Tofft (Danish (active in the United States and England), 1825–1901)


Place Depicted: Wasington Territory, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 855 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Image: 15.2 x 23.2 cm (6 x 9 1/8 in.) (laid down) Sheet: 10 1/8 x 13 in.

Accession Number

53.2470

Medium or Technique

Gray and brown wash with white watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Tributary of Snake River seven miles above ferry. High narrow falls dropping in center of ampitheater of precipitious rock.

Inscription

Lower right in wash: monogram TOF; lower margin in ink: title.

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