Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper
Mat: 2 1/2 x 30 x 40 in. (6.4 x 76.2 x 101.6 cm)
signature: lower right: "A. Hosier"
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in brown watercolor: "A. Hosier. D..."; mount inscribed flanking roundel in black ink: "MOUNT PLEASANT / Country Seat of James Beekman / Built 1763-4 on a high rock bluff or cliff on the East River about four and one quarter / miles from the then City of New York. Demolished by his grandson James W. Beekman. 1874, the then site / being 51st street and 1st Avenue -- Mount Pleasant during the English occupation of the City was British Head / Quarter
Ledes, Allison E., ed. "The Magazine Antiques: January 2005." New York: Brant Publications, Inc., 2005.
Gift of the Beekman Family Association
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