Fort Defiance I
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)
Karolik (1962) cat. 262
Sheet: 20.4 x 26.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper
Not On View
Fort Defiance, Navajo country. Canoncito Bonito. Visited in 1851 and 1852. Buildings of fort laid out in a square in valley. Hills in background. Study for no. 54.1678.
Inscribed above in graphite: Fort Defiance - Navajo Country at 9the canyon [struck out]) / Cañoncito Bonito - constructed of logs - visited in 1851.x52. Sept.
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