View of New York City from Long Island, New York: Study for an Aquatint
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Overall: 13 5/8 x 19 7/8 in. (34.6 x 50.5 cm) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Verso inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wunderlich"
This is the original drawing by John Wood from which the aquatint was engraved by William Rollinson (1762-1842), with identical dimensions. Generally known as the "Rollinson View," the plate was published in New York by Wood and Rollinson on February 14, 1801.
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Edwin Babcock Holden, New York City; American Art Galleries, New York, 1910
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.