Cortez's First View of the City of Mexico

Cortez's First View of the City of Mexico
Title
Cortez's First View of the City of Mexico
Date 
1844
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Canvas: 39 x 49 in. (99.1 x 124.5 cm) Frame: 52 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (52 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Gillet
Object Number 
1945.454
Bibliography 
"Visits to the Painters," Godey's Lady's Book, December 1844, pp. 277-8. Catalogue of the Exhibition of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, New York: E.B. Clayton & Sons, 1849, p. 10. "Notices of Arts and Artists," Sartain's Union Magazine, Vol. 4, June 1849, pp. 414-5. English, Thomas Dunn, M.D., "Peter F. Rothermel," Sartain's Union Magazine, Vol. 10, 1852, pp. 13-6. Ahrens, Kent, "Painting for Peer, Patron, and the Public," Pennsylvania Heritage Quarterly of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Vol. XVIII, No. 2, Spring 1992, pp. 24-31.
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Creative: Tronvig Group