The Bad Lands, Upper Missouri
September 18, 1851
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)
Karolik cat. no 804 (Visiting Foreign Artists)
Sheet: 35.6 x 44.1 cm (14 x 17 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil and brown wash on paper
Not On View
Wide barren landscape with goats in foreground, buttes left and right, and winding river in distance.
Upper left, red ink: "34"
Upper right, ink: "Mauvaises terres U. Mo., 18.9.51"
Bottom center in brown wash: "25.4.54"
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875