Dutch Houses on State Street, Albany, New York
Watercolor, graphite, and brown ink on paper
Overall: 5 1/2 x 7 in. ( 14 x 17.8 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscription: lower, ink: "Dutch houses, State Street, Albany, october 1807"
Inscribed at lower center outside image in brown ink: "Dutch-houses, State Street albany october -- 1807 --"; at lower right below two figures: "L'Ecorcheur gre..."
The buildings depicted were located at 60 and 62 State Street. The names on the the signboards are of William Caldwell, merchant, and I. and J. Townsend, ironmongers.
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
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