Sixth Avenue Looking South from 52nd Street, New York City

Object Number: 
1950.433
Date: 
1870
Medium: 
Black ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 25.1 cm ) mat: 10 x 14 in. ( 25.4 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower center: "Looking South in 1870 from 67 West 52nd St."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in black ink: "Looking South in 1870 from 67 West 52nd St."
Description: 
This is a view from one of the upper floors of 67 West 52nd Street, the brownstone residence of George Stevens Schermerhorn, Jr., a brother of the artist. The Schermerhorn brownstone was located just east of Sixth Avenue. The brownstone at the left, on the south side of the street, is 66 West 52nd Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edward Gilbert Schermerhorn, nephew of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group