The Narrows at Staten Island, New York

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)

Place Depicted: Staten Island, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1176 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 40.5 x 59.7 cm (15 15/16 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pastel on prepared board (sandpaper)

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. White figures foreground right, grass and trees, then houses then water with boats to horizon. Copy of engraving by E. Finden after W. H. Bartlett in N. P. Willis, American Scenery, London, 1840, vol. I, opp. p. 34


1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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