#30. Lake Lal, Uinta Mountains, Utah. 11 x 22, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger (1870)" lower right. Similar to Plate VIII in Systematic Geology (see #148) and painting #23. Descended in the family of Frederick Clark until it was sold at the Heritage Auctions, Dallas TX, sale of 20 November 2010, lot #76398, for $12,000 + 19.5%. Clark and Munger were fellow members of the United States Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel and were in the Uinta Mountains with that survery in 1869. Munger likely painted the picture for Clark. IAP 97440002. Image provided by Heritage Auctions.
© Michael D. Schroeder 1 Sep 1999