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The Barge Office, New York City

Object Number: 
1954.17
Date: 
c. 1841
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, and Conté crayon on paper laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 15 3/8 in. (22.9 x 39.1 cm)
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, lower left: Gignoux.
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Gignoux"; reverse of board along upper border has partially obliterated inscription in black ink: "…father Joseph / (Medical / Health) officer of the Port of New York / --Painted circa 1800 -- / William F. Beekman"; at middle left: "Partially obliterated top line reads 'Painted by [R.F.] Gignoux for my / great-grandfather Joseph Bayley', The artist's name appears both as Regis Francois or Francois Regis Gignoux / (1816-1882). / The date depicted is ca. 1800=180
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Provenance: 
The Beekman Family, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group