Landscape with Carll's Mill on Pocantico Creek and the Old Dutch Church, Sleepy Hollow, New York
Graphite on brown paper
Overall: 15 x 20 7/8 in. ( 38.1 x 53 cm ) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed and dated, lower left: W.R. Miller, N.Y. 1858. STudy for Ben Bolt/3. Stanza 3.
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "W. R. Miller . NY. 1858. Study for Ben Both / 3. Stanza 3."
This is the old Dutch Church at Tarrytown, here better known as Sleepy Hollow. At the right Miller has included Carl's Mill on Pocantico Creek, of which the Society has an earlier watercolor rendering by Miller of 1851 (1951.417). The "Ben Bolt" of the inscription is a mid 19th century song.
Gift of George A. Zabriski
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