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Two Canoes on a Rocky Shoreline

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Two Canoes on a Rocky Shoreline

Artist: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Date: c. 1846
Medium: pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 × 7 5/16 inches (12.7 × 18.6 cm)
Classification: Paper
Inscribed: 204 (reverse, in red ink); 103 PK/1922/202 (reverse); 196. (lower right, in pencil)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.78.228
Catalogue Raisonne: IV 28
PS-Pencil Sketch: ps3
Accession Number: 1965.3.48
Label Text:The sketch depicts canoes Kane would have seen in the eastern portion of his journey, either in the Great Lakes region or near the Winnipeg River.
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
  • Winnipeg
  • Winnipeg