The Trapper and his Family

1840–67
Charles Deas (American, 1818–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 252, color pl. VI

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.0 x 49.5 cm (13 3/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.412

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Traveling with his wife, children, dog and cooking utensils, a bearded trapper steering his canoe past hight bank through shallow water; youth poling with fish spear in bow.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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