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Oval Vignette View of Kaaterskill Falls, Catskill Mountains, New York
Date: ca. 1853
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Medium: Black ink and wash and graphite with scratching out on heavy paper
Dimensions: Overall: 10 x 7 3/8 in. (25.4 x 18.7 cm) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Credit Line: Gift of the Chemung County Historical Society
Object Number: 1975.37
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Inscribed: Inscribed at lower left of sheet: "Kaaterskill Falls. / Catskill Mountains. / New York."; verso inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "Robert P. Smith / 17 Minor Street"

Gallery Label:

A pencil sketch by Richard of Cauterskill (Kaaterskill) Falls (15 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches), dated August 16, 1853, is in the M. & M. Karolik Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Provenance:

Chemung County Historical Society, Elmira, New York

Exhibitions:

"Drawn By New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings," New-York Historical Society, September 18, 2008–January 07, 2009.