Powder Horn: Peter Van Dyck (R-16), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of Caughnawaga Church, Mohawk Valley, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 15/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 30.3 x 36.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892 and at center.
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892."; inscribed at middle right: "The PETER / VAN: DYCK...", followed by a brief history of the horn and vignette scene; at middle left: "CAUGHNAWAGA / Church built / 1763..."; below: "PETER VAN DYCK / during the Revolution served..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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