Fort Owen, Bitter Root Valley, Montana Territory

1865–66
Peter Peterson Tofft (Danish (active in the United States and England), 1825–1901)


Place Depicted: Fort Owen, Montana, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 844 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Image: 15.2 x 23.2 cm (6 x 9 1/8 in.) Sheet: 10 1/8 x 13 in.

Accession Number

53.2461

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Skier in left in foreground. Two Indians and two tepees right. Fort enclosure beyond, with tower at two corners. Mountain range in distance.
Now Stevensville, Montana. Fort built by Major John Owen.

Inscription

Lower left in wash: monogram TOF; lower margin in ink: title

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

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