New York City, Bay and Harbor
Mary Heath Munsell
Sheet: 34.8 x 43 cm (13 11/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Mount: 45.5 x 58 cm (17 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black and white sandpaper drawing
Not On View
Folk art- sandpaper. After Wallis engraving after Wm. Bartlett in Willis, American Scenery (vol. III, 1839, opp. page 30)
On mount below: Title and Executed by Mary Heath Munsell. 1851.
On verso of backing: New York city, bay and harbor taken from New Jersey. Executed by Mary Heath Munsell. 1853.
By 1948, Old Print Shop, New York; 1948, sold by Old Print Shop to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 2006)
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875