29 October 2008
Rosa Marie Bonheur (1822-1899)
signed 'Rosa B.' (lower right) and dated '1873' (lower left)--inscribed 'fort snelling fall of St Anthony' (upper right) and 'anthony fort snelling fall/of/anthony' (center)
watercolor, pencil and gouache on tracing paper
9½ x 6 in. (24.1 x 15.2 cm.)
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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