Half Moon, Second Fall, in the Jenesea River, 1792
E. F. Amherst (American, 19th century)
Place Depicted: Lake Ontario
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Image: 30.96 x 47.1 cm (12 3/16 x 18 9/16 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 48.3 cm (12 7/8 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brush and black wash on paper
Not On View
Folk art- landscapes. Figure in water infront of falls center; trees right, rocky ledges right.
In margin below picture in ink: "E.F. Amherst 1792 A South View of the Half Moon or Second Fall in the Jenesea River on Lake Ontario. - Width. . . 450 / Height of the Fall 26 Feet" Verso the same as a bove, and also: "From the collection of Earl Amherst"
1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875