Pike's Peak and the "Gateway" to the Garden of the Gods.
Walter Paris (American (born in London, England), 1842–1906)
Karolik cat. no 607
Sheet: 32.7 x 51.1 cm (12 7/8 x 20 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite pencil on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Not On View
Valley in foreground center, with homestead; broken row of red sandstone cliffs beyond; Pike’s Peak above mountain range in distance.
Signed and dated lower right in brown wash: W. Paris / 1874
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875