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Below the Cascades

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Below the Cascades

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: 1847
Medium: watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 9 5/8 inches (14 x 24.5 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 169 (reverse in red ink); 92 PK/1922 (reverse); 92. (upper left); Fishing Columbia River (lower right)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.91
Accession Number: 1965.2.911
WWC-Western Watercolor: wwc92
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 388
Label Text:"We encamped at the foot of the Cascades, where the first portage in ascending the Columbia commences." Kane, Wanderings, Chapter XVI
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
Exhibitions:
  • Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer
Terms
  • Columbia River
  • Columbia River