View Across Central Park Eastward with Belvedere Castle from Rooftop of 50 West 93rd Street, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.565
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. ( 14 x 36.5 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "W. H. W." date: verso: "1895"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "W.H.W"; verso inscribed at center: "View from a housetop -- 50 W. 93d St near / Columbus Av. in 1895 -- Showing East river and Long Island. Part of woods of Central Park / in foreground --"
Description: 
Cityscape: This view is toward the East River and Long Island. The woods of Central Park are in the foreground. The artist lived at 50 West 93rd Street from 1897 to 1904.
Gallery Label: 
The artist lived at 50 West 93rd Street from 1897 to 1904.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group