The Genesee Canal
The Genesee Valley Canal, Rochester, New York.
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American)
Place Depicted: Rochester, Genesee Valley Canal, New York, United States
Karolik cat. no 1180, fig. 278 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 43.2 x 55.9 cm (17 x 22 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil, Black crayon, Pastel and scraping on sandpaper
Not On View
Folk art- sandpapers and Pastels. Canal winding from right in long loop across foreground; small sailboats. Flat land between banks in middle distance dotted with tree stumps.
1951, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1951)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875