#67. Mount Rainier. 18 x 32, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger" lower left.
View from Puget Sound near the site of Tacoma looking southeast. Sold for $2750 + 10% at Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, auction of 6 Nov 1985, lot 662 (listed as "Snow Covered Mountain"). From Kerwin Galleries, San Mateo CA, in 1985 to a private collection. Painting #257 shows a similar prospect. Munger was in the Pacific Northwest in the fall of 1870 according to period documentation.
Image from photocopy of auction catalog.
© Michael D. Schroeder 31 August 2013