View of the Old Fort Greene, Brooklyn (Built) 1812

Fort Putnam

1812
James Rider van Brunt (American, 1820–1913 (or later))


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 692

Dimensions

Image: 31.4 x 40.6 cm (12 3/8 x 16 in.)Oval Sheet: 31.4 x 47.6 cm (12 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.) Rough edges

Accession Number

61.328

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Fort on top of hill overlooking harbor with ships. Farm center; man, dog and cow, foreground.

Inscription

Notes in graphite in marginal corners

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