New York Harbor from Brooklyn Heights Window

May 1869
William Martine Harding (American, 1865–1869)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 322

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.1 x 19.1 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.286

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Recto: Window with lambrequin and open jalousies, looking across water to Governor’s Island. Verso: faint graphite sketch of a young girl.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in gray wash: From my room window / May 1869 / W.M. Harding / Fecit; inscribed lower right in gray wash: 55 Columbia St. / Brooklyn Heights

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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