Tongue Point from the Columbia River

1836–72
William Birch McMurtrie (American, 1816–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 530

Dimensions

Sheet: 18 x 32.5 cm (7 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.148

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Canoe with five figures in the foreground.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: Pillar Hill Tongue Pt; lower center: St. Helens / Astoria; lower right: Young's Pt.
Inscribed on verson in graphite: Pillar Hill / Tongue Point / Columbia River / Sept. 23 4 (?)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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