Worthington Whittredge / Fort Kearney, Nebraska / 1866Worthington Whittredge
Fort Kearney, Nebraska

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Creator Name: Whittredge, Worthington
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1820 - 1910
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Worthington Whittredge
Title: Fort Kearney, Nebraska
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1866
Creation End Date: 1866
Creation Date: 1866
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 18.8cm x 56.5cm
Inscriptions: Inscribed lower right: "Fort Kearney June 1866"
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1969.19
Credit Line: Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Provenance: (R. Schoelkopf, New York)
Context: In the foreground appear the graves of settlers who died on the difficult journey to the American West. This oil sketch was made by the artist on an expedition to the Rocky Mountains and later formed the basis of a painting executed in New York (now in the G. W. V. Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Mass.).
AMICA ID: CMA_.1969.19
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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