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San Dei Mountains near Alberquerque

San Dei Mountains near Alberquerque

Artist: Vincent Colyer (1825 Darien, Connecticut - 1888 Bloomingdale, New York)

Department: History
Date: June 25, 1869
Medium: Watercolor on paper
2 1/2 x 5 in. (6.4 x 12.7 cm)
Classification: Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1983 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1985.30.12
DescriptionWatercolor painting with neat rows of crops and a house in the foreground and the Sandia mountains in the background.
Not on view
Label Text:Colyer painted the scene from a vantage point near Old Town where The Albuquerque Museum stands today, probably while he was serving as secretary to the Board of U.S. Indian Commissioners and stationed in the Southwest.

Vincent Colyer (1825-1888)
San-Dei Mountains, 1869
Museum Purchase, 1983 General Obligation Bonds

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