The Mississippi above Prairie du Chien, Wis.

1856–59
Edwin Whitefield (American (born in England), 1816–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 729

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.2 x 23.3 cm (6 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2509

Medium or Technique

Graphite and colored washes, with white watercolor, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Boat on river foreground; small stream, center, winding between hills.

Inscription

Below L in pen and ink: From Nature, by E. Whitefield R: 15 miles above Prairie du Chien, Wis.

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