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Mountain Cottonwoods
  • Charles Merrick Capps
    born: Jacksonville, Illinois, United States ; died: Wichita, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Mountain Cottonwoods, 1957
  • aquatint, etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 284 x 241 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 370 x 330 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 13 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Ann Stephens Jackson in memory of Virginia Hartle Jackson
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0047
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Exhibition Label:
"Trees & Other Ramifications: Branches in Nature & Culture," Mar-2009, Steve Goddard
The Mountain Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) is found in the High Plains, the Rocky Mountains from Canada south into Mexico, and throughout much of the western United States. This print shows a Mountain Cottonwood in Taos or Santa Fe, New Mexico, where the Kansas-based artist often worked.