Oval Vignette View of Kaaterskill Falls, Catskill Mountains, New York

Object Number: 
c. 1853
Black ink and wash and graphite with scratching out on heavy paper
Overall: 10 x 7 3/8 in. (25.4 x 18.7 cm) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Signed at lower center of image in brown ink: "WILLIAM. T. RICHARDS."; inscribed at lower left of sheet: "Kaaterskill Falls. / Catskill Mountains. / New York."; verso inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "Robert P. Smith / 17 Minor Street"
Gallery Label: 
A pencil sketch by Richard of Cauterskill (Kaaterskill) Falls (15 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches), dated August 16, 1853, is in the M. & M. Karolik Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Chemung County Historical Society
Chemung County Historical Society, Elmira, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group