Major Powell Descends the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, 1869

  • Henry C. Pitz, Major Powell Descends the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, 1869, ca. 1935-1939, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from Works Progress Administration, 1979.1

Title
Major Powell Descends the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, 1869
Artist
Date
ca. 1935-1939
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
30 1/8 x 40 1/4 in. (76.4 x 102.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from Works Progress Administration

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Powell, John Wesley
  • New Deal – Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project
  • Landscape – river – Colorado River
  • Occupation – other – explorer
  • Landscape – canyon – Grand Canyon
  • Architecture – boat – rowboat
  • Figure group – male
Object Number
1979.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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