Sunset on the Oraytayous River Tributary to the Palouse River, Washington Territory

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


Place Depicted: Washington Territory, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 856 (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

53.2471

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

At right, bend of river bordered by low trees on left bank. Unbroken row of buttes. Basaltic ranges in distance.

Inscription

lower left 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