The De Hart House and Bogart's Boathouse on Gowanus Bay

1837
James Rider van Brunt (American, 1820–1913 (or later))


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 690

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.9 x 22.9 cm (7 1/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

61.326

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Point of land with house left; boathouse with nets in foreground right.

Inscription

Lower margin of mount: J. RvB / Old De Hart House occupied by Jacob Morris & Leah Bergen Morris / after Major Simon Bergen's Dutch house on the hill by poplar trees burnt down / Nicholas Bogart's boat House / & fishing netts & Boats- & my boat 1837

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