View of New York Bay from Gowanus Height, Brooklyn

1856
Attributed to William Henry Bartlett (English, 1809–1854)


Place Depicted: New York Bay, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Image: 30.8 x 49.7 cm (12 1/8 x 19 9/16 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 50.2 cm (12 9/16 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.814

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

House right; couple on road center; water and town beyond.

Inscription

Below in graphite pencil: title and "in 1856" Watercolor sketch on verso.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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