Council Bluffs Ferry and Group of Cottonwood Trees, Iowa

1853
Frederick Hawkins Piercy (English, 1830–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 819

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.1 x 17.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

50.3870

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Covered Wagons by a group of trees, with tents and a building at left.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in graphite: Group of Cottonwood Trees / and Winterquarters Ferry / Council Bluffs Ferrry / and Cottonwoods / Drawn by Frederick Piercy / 1853

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Dec. 14, 1950

Credit Line

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