"Come Where Gold Awaits You - Cheer Up -"

January 8, 1864
William Sidney Mount (American, 1807–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 10 x 12.6 cm (3 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.374

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A man and a woman walking.

Inscription

Inscribed upper center in graphite: "Come where gold awaits / you - cheer up-"; lower center in graphite: Rocky Mountains / Crossing the Alps - Jan. 8, 64 / W.S.M.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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