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The Dyckman House, New York City

Object Number: 
1942.354
Date: 
1915
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, white lead pigment, and graphite on paper, laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "Grant Wright/Tribune Bldg." dated: lower left: "Oct. 14, 1915" inscribed: lower center: "Rear View/the Old Dyckman homestead at Broadway and 204th Street..."
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Grant Wright / Tribune Bldg"; at lower center: "REAR VIEW / The Old Dyckman Homestead at Broadway and 204th Street / one of the few remaining old farm houses on Manhattan. A splendid / type of old Dutch small architecture"; at lower left: "Oct -- 14 -- 1915"; ettiquette on verso inscribed in brown ink: "Presented to Reginald Pelham Bolton / by the Artist. / Oct. 1915"
Description: 
Architecture: This shows the rear of the Dyckman House at what is now the corner of Broadway and West 204th St., Inwood, New York City, prior to its rennovation in 1916.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Reginald Pelham Bolton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group