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View of the Bad Lands Near Tongue River, Montana Territory

View of the Bad Lands Near Tongue River, Montana Territory
Title
View of the Bad Lands Near Tongue River, Montana Territory
Date 
c. 1877-82
Medium 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, selective glazing, and touches of red gouache on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 21 3/8 in. ( 34.3 x 54.3 cm ) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Object Number 
1925.178
Marks 
signature: lower right: "H. Stieffel co. K. 5th Inf." inscription: lower center: "View of "Bad Lands" near Tongue River, Montana T."
Inscriptions 
Inscribed and signed at lower right outside image in black ink: "drawn from Nature by / H. Stieffel. Co. K. 5th. Inf."; at lower center outside image: "View of the 'Bad Lands' near Tongue River, Montana T."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group