Sixth Avenue Looking South from 52nd Street, New York City
Black ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper
Overall: 5 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. ( 14.6 x 21.3 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscription: lower right: "Southeast Corner 52nd St. & Sixth Ave. 1870"
Inscribed at lower right of center in black ink: "SOUTH EAST CORNER 52nd St & 6th Ave 1870."; below in graphite various address numbers
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.
This is another version of the previous view.
Gift of Edward Gilbert Schermerhorn, nephew of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.