The Green River, Wyoming

1871
Samuel Colman (American, 1832 or 1833–1920)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 184

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 55.4cm (16 1/8 x 21 13/16in.) Framed: 62.2 x 75.9 cm (24 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2442

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite, with pen and brown ink, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

A bend in the river with buttes right and on the farther shore. Small Native American encampment on flat shore left.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in pen and brown ink: Saml Colman- 1871

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

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