Indian Attack on an Emigrant Train

Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 247, fig. 65

Dimensions

Image: 26.0 x 46.0 cm (10 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 46.0 cm (12 7/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.265

Medium or Technique

Wash over graphite pencil on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Emigrants in front of a Conestoga wagon defending themselves from Indian attack.

Inscription

Lower margin in Graphite pencil: title; Verso in graphite pencil: rough sketches for this subject

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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