The Mississippi River, 73 miles above St. Louis 1841

1841
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.6 x 24.5 cm (6 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1679

Medium or Technique

Graphite on tinted paper, laid down

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A canoe with four Native Americans in the river in the middle ground. The tree-lined river forks in the distance.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Miss. River. 73 miles above St. Louis 1841

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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