#67. Mount Rainier. 18 x 32, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger" lower left. View from Puget Sound near the site of Tacoma, WA, 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.
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