The Mississippi River, 73 miles above St. Louis 1841
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 15.6 x 24.5 cm (6 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on tinted paper, laid down
Not On View
A canoe with four Native Americans in the river in the middle ground. The tree-lined river forks in the distance.
Inscribed in graphite lower left: Miss. River. 73 miles above St. Louis 1841
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875