View of Wall Street, New York City: Study for Plate 47 in Kollner’s "Views of American Cities"

Object Number: 
1910.37
Date: 
1850
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite on light brown paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 20.3 x 26.4 cm ) mat: 11 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 34.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "A. Kollner, from nature" inscription: lower center: "Wall Street"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "A. Kollner from nature.."; at lower center: "Wall Street."
Gallery Label: 
This view shows Trinity Church at Broadway and Wall Street, and at the right is the pediment of the Custom House, later the Sub-Treasury Building (with flag). The banks at the right include the former branch of the bank of the United States whose building was then occupied by the Bank of Commerce, the Bank of the Manhattan Company, the Merchants' Bank, the Bank of America, and the Bank of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Provenance: 
Edwin Babcock Holden, New York City; American Art Galleries, New York City, sale cat., April 21, 1910, no. 1935.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group