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Cape Horn

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Cape Horn

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: 1847
Medium: watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 3/8 x 9 3/8 inches (13.6 x 23.8 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 184. (reverse in red ink); 110 PK / 1922 / 184 (reverse); 90. (upper right); 177 (lower right); Cape Horne Paul Kane 1846 (lower left)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.67
WWC-Western Watercolor: wwc67
Accession Number: 1965.2.887
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 390
Label Text:Kane's Landscape Log described this scene as "Cape Horn, 20 miles above Vancouver on the Columbia, 200 feet high and subject to high winds."
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