The Significance of Mount Shasta
as a Visual Resource

in 19th and Early 20th Century California Art

Foreword Introduction Overview of the Artists of Mount Shasta Scope Acknowledgements Topographical Accuracy The Value of Artist Biographies Artist-Explorers of The Wilkes Expedition:  The Early 1840s Artist-Explorers of the Fremont Expeditions:  The Mid-1840s Transcontinental Railroad Survey Artists:  The 1850s Clarence King as Artist and Scientist:  1863 Early Illustrators:  1850s-1870s At Sisson's with Bierstadt, Hill, Keith, and Muir:  1860s-1870s The San Francisco Art Boom:  1860s-1880s East Coast Artists:  1870s-1890s Pacific Northwest Artists:  1870s-1890s Frederick S. Oliver, A 19th Century Visionary Artist California Plein Air Painters:  1900-1930 Women Artists of Mount Shasta:  1860s-1930s Woodblock Artists:  1915-1930 Watercolor Resident Artists Native American Artists Mid-20th Century Artists Index of Artists Notes References Paintings and Drawings Return to Mount Shasta home page
Photograph taken by Carleton Watkins courtesy of Michael Schroeder. Clarence King lies in the foreground smoking his pipe. Gilbert Munger is at work on a Shasta painting. Frederick Clark checks out his transit. Watkins' studio wagon with camera perched on top is at the left behind the fence.
Painting of squirrel by Titian Ramsay Peale.
Block print entitled 'Shasta by Night' by William Seltzer Rice.


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