Artist Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848
Title
  • In the Simmenthal Pass, Switzerland
Date 1841
Medium graphite pencil heightened with white gouache on green gray wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 7/16 inches (37.1 × 26.5 cm)
Framed: 24 1/4 inches × 18 1/4 inches × 1 inches (61.6 × 46.4 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 39.322.A
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, top right: In the Simmenthal | Pass
1939-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Manthorne, Katherine and Tricia Laughlin Bloom. The Rockies and the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains. Exh. cat., Newark Museum. Newark, 2018, pp. 120-121 (fig. 31) [cited as 39.322A.]