On "Muster Day" at the Agency

Paul Frenzeny (American, active 1868–1889)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 303, fig. 81


Image: 35.7 x 50.3 cm (14 1/16 x 19 13/16 in.) Sheet: 42.2 x 57.9 cm (16 5/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, white and neutral washes on buff paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Armed and mounted Indians riding boisterously to left, watched by spectators on bank behind.


LR in wash: P. Frenzeny; LL: title


By 1951, Edward Eberstadt and Sons, New York [see note]; sold by Eberstadt and Sons to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1953, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1953)

NOTE: Cat. no. 128 (1951), no. 260.

Credit Line

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