Distant View of Champlain, New York

Lake Champlain & village of Champlain

1839
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century, Possibly by Philip J. Bainbridge (Canadian, 1817–1881)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Academic) 023

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 29.5 cm (6 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3846

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Academic anonymous landscape. Dead trees and stumps in foreground. Road leading past log huts into forest beyond. Glimpse of village, lake and mountains in distance.

Inscription

Verso in ink: "Lake Champlain & vill. of Champlain N. York / from the Frontier of L. Canada / Oct 1839"

Markings

Watermark: Whatman

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875