View Near Fort Edward, New York: Preparatory Study for Plate 10 of "The Hudson River PortFolio"

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Watercolor, scratching out, selective glazing, and touches of gouache and black ink on paper, laid on card, laid on canvas
Overall: 13 7/8 x 20 3/4 in. ( 35.2 x 52.7 cm ) mat: 14 1/8 x 21 in. ( 35.9 x 53.3 cm )
Gallery Label: 
In 1820, when artist Wall made this view of Fort Edward, this former military post had become a quiet river town. Here the Hudson flows through a widening valley of farms and small towns and continues its descent through gentle rapids to the head of tidewater at Troy.
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Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group