The Cake in Danger

Object Number: 
1981.7
Date: 
1792
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, watercolor, white gouache, and white lead pigment on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. ( 26 x 21.6 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left inscription: lower center date: lower right watermark: lower center
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at the lower left outside image in black ink: "Jno. Vander Lyn Fecit."; at lower center: "The Cake in Danger"; at lower right: "Sept. 4th 1792. New York."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rodman C. Rockefeller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group