#67. Mount Rainier. 18 x 32, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger" lower left. View from Puget Sound near the site of Tacoma Washington, looking southeast. Sold for $1,400 + 10% at Weschler's, Washington DC, auction of 2 Mar 1985, as lot 1407, where it was listed as Lake Scene with Mt. Hood. Sold for $2,750 + 10% at Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, auction of 6 Nov 1985, as lot 662, where it was 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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