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View in Central Park, New York City
Date: 1858
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 13 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. ( 34.3 x 60.3 cm ) Framed: 15 in. × 25 in. × 1 1/4 in. (38.1 × 63.5 × 3.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Lyda M. Nelson
Object Number: 1962.49
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This study was evidently entered by McEntee in a competition sponsored early in 1858 by the board of commissioners of Central Park for a landscape plan to be used in the development of the proposed new park.

Exhibitions:

"Calvert Vaux: Architect and Planner," Museum of the City of New York, NY, April 11–August 13, 1989.

"Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School," Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY, August 26–December 13, 2015.

"The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: 19th-Century American Landscape Paintings from the New-York Historical Society," Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY, July 11–December 13, 2009.