Niagara Falls from Above; verso: sketch of Niagara Falls Area

Object Number: 
1954.2
Date: 
c. 1766
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing; graphite
Dimensions: 
sheet: 13 1/2 x 20 3/4 in. (34.3 x 52.7 cm)
Marks: 
Verso: graphite sketch, inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Falls of Niagara"
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Falls of Niagara"
Description: 
Landscape
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Traveller's Fund, James S. Cushman, and Foster-Jarvis Fund
Provenance: 
Earl of Derby (from an album of 50 drawings), Knowsley, Lancashire, England; Christie's London, October, 1953; Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London; Old pPrint Shop, New York City, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group