The Missouri River and Council Bluffs

1853
Frederick Hawkins Piercy (English, 1830–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 820

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.5 x 25.6 cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3976

Medium or Technique

Brush and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two Native Americans in the left foreground, looking down at figures and covered wagons traveling on a road.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in graphite: View of the Missouri River & / Council Bluffs from an elevation / Drawn by Frederick Piercy / 1853

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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