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Moon Rising. Western Prairie. Hunters Alarmed

Object Number: 
1947.559
Date: 
1830s-40s
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, glazing, scratching out, and scraping over graphite on paper laid on beige card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "Moon Rising" inscription: below picture: "Western Prarie . Hunters Alarmed"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left of center in black ink: "G. HARVEY"; card inscribed above in brown watercolor: "MOON RISING."; below: "WESTERN PRAIRIE. HUNTERS ALARMED."
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor is one of Harvey's different epochs of the day, ca. 1830s-40s.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "George Harvey's Anglo-American atmospheric landscapes." The Magazine Antiques 174 (2008): 112-121.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group