Submission Illustration for the Central Park Competition: View of Central Park Taken from the Northeast Corner of Sixth Avenue and One Hundred Fifth Street, Looking West, New York City
Brown ink and wash, graphite, and white lead pigment on heavy paper mounted on green paper
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. ( 27.3 x 37.5 cm )
inscriptions: Bottom: View taken from N. E. cor: 6th Av: & 105th Str. looking West. (Sept. 1857). Upper left: No.2. Lower left: No.6.A. inscription: pencil annotations: "No. 2" and "No. 6.A."
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "View taken from NE. cor: 6th. Ave: & 105th. Strt. looking West. (Sept. 1857)"; at upper left in graphite: "No 2."; at lower left: "Catalg letter 'A' No 6.A."
Purchased from Mrs. Y.I. Graves
Descent through artists family; Mrs. Yvonne S. Graves, New York City
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