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Moonrise at Rondout Creek, New York

Object Number: 
1955.103
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Black ink and graphite on brown paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 10 7/8 in. ( 38.1 x 27.6 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink over graphite: "Wm. R. Miller Del. / 61 Bleeker Street. NY.; at lower center inside image: "raise distant hill 18' to make deeper"; at lower right inside image: "no 1000 Gems. / April 20th 1889"; at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems. / 'Moonrise on the Rondout Creek.' / (Wawarsing, N.Y.) / Composed April 26th 1889. / 10 x 8."
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group