Invitation to the South American Gauchos by the directors of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Alfred Chantrey Corbould (British, London 1852–1920 London)
Pen and black ink over blue chalk and graphite with touches of white gouache
sheet: 7 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (18.1 x 26.4 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and black ink over blue chalk at lower right of recto: "A.C. Corbould/ Inv. Del. 1892 X"
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and black ink, over blue chalk, on recto: "The Directors of Buffalo Bill's Wild West and the International Horticultural Exhibition have the pleasure of inviting The Editor of ____________; or Representative; to the opening performances of The South American Guachos, from Buenos Ayres: on Thursday June 23rd at 3 P.M. This invitation admits to the Gardens of the Wild West --" Inscribed in graphite at top center of verso: "W," circled Inscribed in graphite at lower right of verso: "$7.50 SES"
Artist: Caspar David Friedrich (German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)Date: ca. 1805–6Medium: Sepia colored ink, sepia colored wash, white gouache and graphite on off-white wove paperAccession: 2002.260On view in:Not on view
Artist: Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)Date: ca. 1860–65Medium: Pen and ink, wash, watercolor, lithographic crayon, and gouache over black chalk on wove paperAccession: 29.100.200On view in:Not on view