Sketch, Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Ralph Albert Blakelock (American, 1847–1919)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 75

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.3 x 22.4 cm (5 5/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.236

Medium or Technique

Ink on board; (R. D. says this is a photographic gum print (May, 1978))

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Academic Drawing. Mountain slope right, valley left, mountains beyond.

Inscription

At top right in ink: very delicate distance, perfectly graduated, - light red hills dotted with brilliant lights / Rocky Mts. Colorado / Blakelock; on slope: end of light; bottom right: 225; on verso: "Sketch Rocky Mts Colo." / 6 X 9 1/2 / R.A. Blakelock, N.A. / No. 1375.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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