Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze / Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way (mural study, U.S. Capitol) / 1861Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way (mural study, U.S. Capitol)

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Creator Name: Leutze, Emanuel Gottlieb
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1816 Germany-1868 USA
Biography: Came to U.S. in 1825.
Creator Name-CRT: Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
Title: Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way (mural study, U.S. Capitol)
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1861
Creation End Date: 1861
Creation Date: 1861
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 33 1/4 x 43 3/8 in. (84.5 x 110.1 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower left in oil: E. Leutze . 1861lower left in oil: DANIEL BOONElower right inoil: CAPT. CLARKframe back upper left in felt-tipped pen and ink: 31.6.1.Bupper centerin oil: WESTWARD/THE.COURSE.OF/EMPIRE/TAKES/ITS. WAYupper right in oil: PLUS ULT
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1931.6.1
Credit Line: Bequest of Sara Carr Upton
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Rights: http://nmaa-ryder.si.edu/nmaainfo/rights.html
AMICA ID: SAAM.1931.6.1
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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