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Cortelyou House, Brooklyn

1857
James Rider van Brunt (American, 1820–1913 (or later))


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.8 x 30.6 cm (7 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.678

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Two cows in center foreground, stone house on right.

Inscription

Lower right in red: J R V B 1857.Old mount inscribed: " Cortelyou House 1840- when occupied bby the widow Cain? -milk farm"

Markings

Watermark: Hudson

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976

Credit Line

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