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Thompson's Cascade
  • Homer Dodge Martin
    born: Albany, New York, United States ; died: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Thompson's Cascade, 1862
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil, wash
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24 x 34.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/16 x 13 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 x 37.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 14 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: American Art Research Council
  • Not on display
  • 1943.0039

Rocky landscape with waterfall painted with white wash. Frontal view with trees framing each side. Drawing shows only a portion of the cascade. The water is shown falling in sheets over a flat shelf of rock onto angular boulders in the mountain stream below.