The Bad Lands, Upper Missouri

September 18, 1851
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 804 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.6 x 44.1 cm (14 x 17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3950

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and brown wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Wide barren landscape with goats in foreground, buttes left and right, and winding river in distance.

Inscription

Upper left, red ink: "34"
Upper right, ink: "Mauvaises terres U. Mo., 18.9.51"
Bottom center in brown wash: "25.4.54"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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