Artist L. Weber and Hurlimann, Swiss
Artist after Karl Bodmer, Swiss, 1809-1893
Printer Bougeard, French
Publisher Rudolph Ackermann, English, 1764-1834
Publisher Arthus Bertrand, French
Publisher J. Holscher, French
Title
  • Snags
  • Travels in the Interior of North America (series title)
Date ca. 1841
Medium Etching and aquatint printed in color on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 1/4 × 17 1/8 inches (36.2 × 43.5 cm)
Sheet: 17 1/2 × 23 3/8 inches (44.5 × 59.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball
Accession Number 49.460
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: Carl Bodmer pinx. ad nat.
Signed, lower right: L. Weber & Hurlimann sc.
Marks Drystamp, center lower edge of plate: C. BODMER | D( )
Inscriptions Inscribed, lower center: Imp de Bougeard.
Inscribed, center lower margin: SNAGS (IM MISSOURI VERSUNKENE BAUMSTAMME) SNAGS (TRONCS D'ARBRES OBSTRUANT LE COURS DU MISSOURI) | SNAGS (SUNKEN TREES) ON THE MISSOURI)
Inscribed, lower left edge: Coblenz, bei K. Holscher.
Inscribed, lower center: London, published by Ackermann & Co. 90, Strand. April 1st 1841.
Inscribed, lower right: Paris, Arthus Bertrand, editeur.
Inscribed, upper right: Tab. 6.
Mrs. Thomas M. Ball;
1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Karl Bodmer's America. Lincoln and Omaha, 1984, p. 150.