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New York from the Bay
New York from the Bay
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1883
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Transparent And Opaque Watercolor, Brown Ink, And Graphite On Wove Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 258 x 433 mm (10 3/16 x 17 1/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Provenance: [New York,James Graham Gallery by 1973, sold February, 1973 as New York Harbor from the Battery --see note in file]; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1973-1979;
Notes in old file include a treatment proposal to Mrs. Rockefeller (and approved by ) by conservator Antoinette King, dated 4 February 1975;

Accession Number:
1979.7.74
Acquisition Date:
1979-04-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd

Exhibition History:

San Francisco 1976, exh. no. 87 FAMSF, Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985, exh. no. 97; Exhibition:
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum (also Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City) :American Art: An Exhibition from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1976. Exh. cat. by E.P. Richardson.cat. no. 87, p. 202, repr. p. 203;
FAMSF, CPLH:Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1985, exh. cat. by Robert Flynn Johnson and Joseph R. Goldyne, cat. no. 97, p. 210, repr. p. 211, in which Joseph R. Goldyne dates drawing ca. 1883-1885, noting that the Brooklyn Bridge (finished 1883) appears to be completed;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 25 June - 13 Nov 1994, exh. cat. by Marc Simpson and Patricia Junker, cat. no.90, p. 215, repr. p. 216;

view of New York City and a bridge from the water, with various sailing ships on the bay and a group of men in a row boat in the right foreground