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Niagara Falls. Part of the American Fall from the Foot of the Staircase: Study for an Aquatint

Object Number: 
1984.73
Date: 
c. 1829
Medium: 
Watercolor and selective glazing with touches of gouache, graphite, and scratching out on paper, laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 17 in. (52.1 x 43.2 cm)
Marks: 
Reputedly inscribed on reverse of former mount: "Niagara Falls/ View of the American Fall/ from the foot of the Staircase"
Inscriptions: 
Reputedly inscribed on reverse of former mount: "Niagara Falls/ View of the American Fall/ from the foot of the Staircase"
Description: 
Landscape
Credit Line: 
Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Provenance: 
Christie's, New York, Sale Cat., 21 September 1984, 17, lot no. 12, ill.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group