Bodmer - Mississippi
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Karl Bodmer - Tower-Rock. View on the Mississippi.
“Tower-Rock ansicht vom Mississippi. vue sur le Mississippi. view on the Mississippi” - Vig. IX.
From the steamboat “Homer” Bodmer made this sketch and later surrounded the monumental treecovered rock with keelboats.
Aquatint and etching by John Outhwaite (worked about 1836-1877) after a pencil sketch and drawings by Karl Bodmer, from Prince Maximilian's “Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834”.
First state (Ruud 2004, p 258) for a German or French edition, printed by Bougeard, Paris, 1837-43, on large wove paper (papier vélin), published by Jakob Hölscher, Koblenz, 1837-42 or by Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1840-43.
Plate mark: 27 x 36 cm, paper size: 44 x 61 cm (printed on large paper). With blind stamp: C. BODMER.