Nicholas Biddle Kittell (1822-1894) Painting at an Easel

Object Number: 
1960.45
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Graphite with touches of black ink
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 14 1/2 in. ( 53.3 x 36.8 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "GWE / 1894 / My old friend / Kittel."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Kittell, who was born in Columbia County, New York, was a landscape and portrait painter of the mid-19th century. From 1848 until his death, he maintained his home and studio in New York City. This drawing shows him seated at his easel with brush and palette in hand, in his studio at 96 Fifth Avenue.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Burr Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group