Caldwell (Lake George)

Lake George: boat with four figures in left foreground, white buildings with red roofs in middle distance, mountains in background

1853
Constantine Herzberg (American (born in Leipzig), 1833–1919)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 18 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Mount: 13.5 x 29.5 cm (5 5/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1289

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Creative copy of W. H. Bartlett engraving. Lake; boat with four figures in left foreground, white buildings with red roofs in middle distance, mountains in background. Copy of W. H. Bartlett engraving

Inscription

On mount, lower left: Title; at right: signature, and date

Signed

Lower right on mount: C. Herzberg 1853

Provenance

By 1949, David Hollander, Yonkers, New York; 1949, sold by Hollander to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875