Harlem River from High Bridge, New York City
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite with scratching out on paper laid on board
Overall: 11 x 19 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 48.9 cm )
signed and dated: lower right: "George Holston/76" inscription: lower left: "Harlem River"
Inscribed at lower left inside image in brown watercolor: "Harlem River Sketches No 5"; signed and inscribedat lower right insdie image: "George Holston/76"; at lower left of center outside image in graphite: "Harlem River from High Bridge"; verso of the board inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Old / McComb Draw Bridge / from High Bridge 1876"
A view looking south from the high ground near the Morris-Jumel Mansion at Edgecombe Avenue and 160th Street. Central (Macomb's Dam) Bridge, located at 155th Street over the Harlem River, can be seen in the distance.
Purchase, Accessions Sales Fund
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