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Falls on the Upper Palouse

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Falls on the Upper Palouse

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: 1847
Medium: oil on paper
8 3/16 x 13 3/8 inches (20.8 x 34 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 2X / 186 PK / 1922 (reverse); Upper Pelluce Falls (lower right, in ink); 128 (lower right, in pencil)
Signed: Paul Kane 1847 (lower right, in ink)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.219
WOP-Western Oil Painting: wop22
Accession Number: 1965.3.39
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 349
Label Text:“The fall of water is only about fifteen feet. Along the margin of the river high bushes and grasses grow, whose bright green contrasts vividly with the high hills of yellow sand which enclose them.” Kane, Wanderings, Chapter XVII

Provenance: Artist; by descent to his grandson, Paul Kane III [1889-1958], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; purchased September 17, 1957 through (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
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