Pike's Peak and the "Gateway" to the Garden of the Gods.

1874
Walter Paris (American (born in London, England), 1842–1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 607

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.7 x 51.1 cm (12 7/8 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.436

Medium or Technique

Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite pencil on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Valley in foreground center, with homestead; broken row of red sandstone cliffs beyond; Pike’s Peak above mountain range in distance.

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right in brown wash: W. Paris / 1874

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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