View near Fort Montgomery [New York]

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1132, fig. 244 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 35.4 x 53.5 cm (13 15/16 x 21 1/16 in.) Sheet: 43.7 x 61.3 cm (17 3/16 x 24 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2499

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Men on log raft center, forested mountains surrounding water. Copy of watercolor by W. G. Wall, ill. J. T. Flexner, The Light of Distant Skies, NY, 1954, pl, LXXV, or of aquatint by J. Hill after Wall, no. 18 of the Hudson River Portfolio. The original water color and another copy are owned by the New York Historical Society.

Inscription

Printed below: title

Provenance

1951, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1951)

Credit Line

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