Cumulus or Thunder Cloud. Portland Pier Lake Erie, Pennsylvania

Object Number: 
1947.500
Date: 
1830s-40s
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and touches of scratching-out on paper laid on grayish brown card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "A Cumulus or Thunder Cloud inscription: below picture: "Portland Pier, Lake Erie"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "G. HARVEY"; card inscribed above in brown watercolor: "A CUMULUS or THUNDER CLOUD."; below: "PORTLAND PIER LAKE ERIE."
Description: 
Marine
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor is one of Harvey's different epochs of the day, ca. 1830s-40s.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "George Harvey's Anglo-American atmospheric landscapes." The Magazine Antiques 174 (2008): 112-121.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group