New York City, Bay and Harbor

1851
Mary Heath Munsell


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.8 x 43 cm (13 11/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Mount: 45.5 x 58 cm (17 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1867

Medium or Technique

Black and white sandpaper drawing

Not On View

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Drawings

Folk art- sandpaper. After Wallis engraving after Wm. Bartlett in Willis, American Scenery (vol. III, 1839, opp. page 30)

Inscription

On mount below: Title and Executed by Mary Heath Munsell. 1851.

On verso of backing: New York city, bay and harbor taken from New Jersey. Executed by Mary Heath Munsell. 1853.

Provenance

By 1948, Old Print Shop, New York; 1948, sold by Old Print Shop to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 2006)

Credit Line

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