Residence of Washington Irving on the Hudson, 1836–1841

Van Tassel house

Unknown American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1133, fig. 245 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 39.7 x 47.9 cm (15 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.) Sheet: 42.4 x 48.6 cm (16 11/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3843

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. About three miles below Tarrytown, N.Y. View from the southeast. Driveway in foreground; group of Lombardy poplars and other trees near entrance.

Inscription

Inscribed below in ink: "VAN TASSEL house the residence of WASHINGTON IRVING Esq"

Provenance

1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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