'The Old Grapevine" Tavern, Sixth Avenue at 11th Street, New York City
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Overall: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 14 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscriptions: Lower right: Old Grapevine, bottom center: The Old Vineyard, cor. 9th st. and 6th Ave., N.Y., 1911
Inscribed along lower border in graphite: "'The Old Grapevine' / windows on front too narrow / time 230 p.m. Jan 23 -- / The Old Vinyard / Cor 9th St and 6th Av. N.Y. 1911"; at upper right: "Tall house"
Architecture: The building depicted stood at the southeast corner of Sixth Avenue and 11th Street. At the left a part of the second "Beth Haim" (House of Rest) Jewish cemetery is visible.
Wallace's note errs in citing the location of this view at 9th Street.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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