An Indian Encampment

TitleAn Indian Encampment
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions37 5/8 x 40 5/8
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower left
Current OwnerMetropolitan Museum of Art
URL of Owner
CityStateNew York, NY
ProvenanceArtist; Harry W. Watrous, New York; George A. Hearn; gift to Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1906
ExhibitedLotos Club, N.Y., 1900, Cat. No. 27; Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934, Cat. No. 81; Pittsburg, 1940, Cat. No. 175; Whitney, 1947, Cat. No. 8, illus. p. 2; MMA 1970, illus. No. 175; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; City Art Museum, St. Louis; Seattle Art Museum, 1970-1971, Cat. No. 65, illus. p. 107
Subject DescriptionA general landscape view, horizon at a little less than half the height of the picture. Trees spaced across the composition at the middle distance, one taller tree at left center. Figures, houses, teepees at center and right of center. Body of water visible beyond the trees at right.
ConditionGenerally good.
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