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Preparatory Study for "Erie Canal at Little Falls, New York"

Object Number: 
1955.123
Date: 
1884 [1849]
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 27 x 34.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: upper: "Scene on the Canal, Little Falls, N.Y."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center outside image in graphite: "View on the Canal, Little Falls, N.Y."; inscribed at lower right outside image: "Study 20 long 15"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This is a preliminary study for Miller's finished oil of the same subject, dated 1884, which is also in the Society's collection (1949.4). It was taken from an earlier Miller drawing published as a woodcut in Holden's Dollar Magazine, July 1849.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group