Rapids of the Columbia River, Oregon

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 529

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.4 x 32.7 cm (9 3/16 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.133

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

River with rapids in foreground, rocky bank left, man fishing from platform center. Mountain slopes in distance.

Markings

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